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Facebook changes “Friends” policy again…..

After making the “Friends” list open to the public…the social network has backed up a bit, and will give users the option of deciding if they want the list open to all…..

This from PC Magazine, which brought the policy change to light…..

Facebook users “felt — with reason — that Facebook’s new privacy controls made the information easier for third parties to misuse,” PC World reported.

“Businesses and their users should exercise special caution because of the relationships — both business and personal — that may be revealed through a user’s friend list. These could be mined by competitors or in some cases used to develop competitive intelligence about a target company,” PC World added.

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December 14, 2009 Posted by | Breaking News, Computers, Media | , , , | Leave a comment

Facebook changes "Friends" policy again…..

After making the “Friends” list open to the public…the social network has backed up a bit, and will give users the option of deciding if they want the list open to all…..

This from PC Magazine, which brought the policy change to light…..

Facebook users “felt — with reason — that Facebook’s new privacy controls made the information easier for third parties to misuse,” PC World reported.

“Businesses and their users should exercise special caution because of the relationships — both business and personal — that may be revealed through a user’s friend list. These could be mined by competitors or in some cases used to develop competitive intelligence about a target company,” PC World added.

December 14, 2009 Posted by | Breaking News, Computers, Media | , , , | Leave a comment