some (more) notes about facebook

i still don’t know if i gonna stay there but meanwhile some more words to consider …

facebook’s gone rogue; it’s time for an open alternative

[…] facebook has gone rogue, drunk on founder mark zuckerberg’s dreams of world domination. it’s time the rest of the web ecosystem recognizes this and works to replace it with something open and distributed. […]

ryan singel (wired epicenter)

the evolution of privacy on facebook

[…] facebook hasn’t always managed its users’ data well. in the beginning, it restricted the visibility of a user’s personal information to just their friends and their «network» (college or school). over the past couple of years, the default privacy settings for a facebook user’s personal information have become more and more permissive […]

Matt McKeon

conversations about the internet #5: anonymous facebook employee

[…] we track everything. every photo you view, every person you’re tagged with, every wall-post you make, and so forth. […]

– anonymous facebook employee

(how to) permanently delete your facebook account

[…] deactivating your facebook account is pretty much worthless. it’s facebook’s deceptive and very smart practice of luring you into a false sense of security by making you think you’ve removed your account, personal data and license to your ip (intellectual property) from the service when actually you haven’t. […]


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