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Facebook: Friend, or Frenemy?

May 04, 2010, 04:32 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rikki Kite)

"Meanwhile, back on the farmville, Facebook doesn't seem to be taking anyone's privacy into consideration.

"Over the past couple of weeks there's been lot of discussion online about Facebook's handling of user-provided information. Frankly, I'm worried. I double-checked my own settings and was disappointed to see that information I thought only my friends could see was just hanging out there in the e-breeze. Then when I tried to restrict that information, I had to use documentation provided by other Facebook users instead of information supplied by Facebook.

"Then I checked my 13-year-old daughter's information. She assured me that her information was private and only her friends could see it. She was surprised when we checked her account and found that a lot of her information was hanging out there in the e-breeze, too."

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