Is Facebook killing your privacy? Some say it already has

Posted in: Legal & Security at 27/09/2011 21:09

Facebook has murdered privacy.

That's not just the contention of privacy watchdogs. That's Mashable's Ben Parr wringing his hands.

"Facebook has finally done it," Parr wrote. "It's just a few updates away now from euthanizing the concept of privacy."

Last week Facebook unveiled its dramatic redesign of profiles, a time line that charts in chronological order all the information users have shared on the service. Facebook also showed off new third-party applications that -- when enabled -- automatically share every action users take: every song they listen to, article they read and video they watch (not to mention every meal they cook and every jogging route they follow).
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