Facebook conference opens with controversy
Apr 22, 2010, 19:34 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Benny Evangelista)
"This week, Facebook again tweaked its platform to encourage its
more than 400 million members to share even more of what they
"like" about the world.
"Today's Facebook developer's conference in San Francisco could
bring news of plans to spread that sharing to more corners of the
Web, even as privacy experts recoil from the social media giant's
""I see it as a loss of control over information you used to
have control over," said Kurt Opsahl, senior staff attorney with
the Electronic Frontier Foundation. "I don't see how it's meant to
benefit Facebook users. I can see what it will get you is data
mining and targeted advertising.""