Linkedin seems ti be following Facebook’s lead for advertising this month by creating a default setting on your profile that allows your face and name to be used in third party photos. Way back in June they quietly launched ad a lot like the much maligned “Social Ads’ campaigns that Facebook now runs. Did you… Read More

Facebook is notorious for changing their privacy rules and revealing personal data. On January 14 they began to allow Facebook applications to access and use user addresses and mobile telephone numbers and use them as part of the platform offered to developers. (see Facebook’s announcement here.) So what should you do? Go to Facebook and… Read More

Can it be there will finally be privacy on Facebook? Three big things came out on Facebook today (if you don’t have them yet be patient, rollout may take a bit). Groups Facebook added a new feature to create groups from your homepage and select only the friends you want to know about it to… Read More

If you’re unhappy with all the hoo-ha about Facebook and privacy issues you really might want to think twice before you delete or disable your Facebook account. “WHAT? They’re sharing my data, invading my privacy and displaying my private information to the public. Worse yet, they’re selling it to marketers who will use my face… Read More

With the recent privacy change controversies people are starting to consider leaving FaceBook altogether. In theory this is pretty easy. Just go to this link on Facebook (you’ll need to be logged in) and click submit. Your account will be deleted. So will anything you uploaded and you will no longer be an administrator on… Read More

Privacy on the internet has long been a concern. With the rise of social networking and online sharing, protecting which data and information you choose to share and make available to your networks becomes even more important. There have been significant concerns raised recently about privacy on social networks and how social networks need help… Read More