How to Protect Your Privacy from Facebook’s Graph Search

Earlier this week, Facebook launched a new feature — Graph Search — that raised some privacy concerns with us. Graph Search allows users to make structured searches to filter through friends, friends of friends, and strangers. This feature relies on your profile information being made widely or publicly available, yet there are some Likes, photos, or other pieces of information that you might not want out there.Since Facebook removed the ability to remove yourself from search results altogether, we’ve put together a quick how-to guide to help you take control over what is featured on your Facebook profile and on Graph Search results.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/01/how-protect-your-privacy-facebooks-graph-searchAlso see:The Creepy Details of Facebook’s New Graph Search
The famed technology writer Steven Levy starts his long-form history of Facebook’s newest product — Graph Search — by describing it as a feature that “promises to transform its user experience, threaten its competitors, and torment privacy activists.” Though it takes quite a lot to torment us these days, Graph Search does raise a few eyebrows.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/01/facebooks-graph-search

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