IoT
Comments
Facebook Debuts Privacy Checkup
Threaded  |  Newest First  |  Oldest First
Laurianne
50%
50%
Laurianne,
User Rank: Author
5/23/2014 | 9:18:36 AM
Dinosaurs
Are dinosaurs known for their privacy skills? I guess their full story stayed private but I'm not sure that is a privacy win. Seriously though, it is good Facebook is changing some defaults to "friends" only.
Thomas Claburn
50%
50%
Thomas Claburn,
User Rank: Author
5/23/2014 | 12:56:37 PM
Re: Dinosaurs
Apparently, people have taken to calling the dinosaur "Zuckasaurus," or so says Nick Bilton. Facebook may regret not getting out in front of this by proposing its own name for its mascot. The company could have gone with something like "Peep, the privacy-aware dinosaur."
Laurianne
50%
50%
Laurianne,
User Rank: Author
5/23/2014 | 2:11:55 PM
Re: Dinosaurs
I guess "Barney" was taken.
Charlie Babcock
50%
50%
Charlie Babcock,
User Rank: Author
5/23/2014 | 7:22:45 PM
Facebook: What's wrong with 'everyone?'
Facebook showed its prejudices when it made "everyone" the default setting the first time around. It's gotten the "people first" old time religion rather late, after the first 1.28 billion people have already signed up using the "everyone" standard. The more everyone can see your information, the more everyone will come to Facebook. Let's see how complicated Facebook makes it for the 1.28 billion to apply greater privacy.
SachinEE
50%
50%
SachinEE,
User Rank: Ninja
5/26/2014 | 12:46:04 PM
Re : Facebook Debuts Privacy Checkup
What's the point of making the share option as a friend as a default and still say facebook is a social network? The whole point of facebook being created was for people around the world to socialize and make friends. Not carry all of your friends with you to facebook.There are apps for that like whatsapp not facebook.If you wish to share your posts with friends you can always  it among your friends.


Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
4 Trends Shaping Digital Transformation in Insurance
Insurers no longer have a choice about digital adoption if they want to remain relevant. A comprehensive enterprise-wide digital strategy is fundamental to doing business today.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of April 17, 2016. We'll be talking with the InformationWeek.com editors and correspondents who brought you the top stories of the week!
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.