Tim Oppenheim
Standard Geek

Facebook Privacy

Wow this is a mess. No doubt id you logged in to Facebook this week you got the new Privacy Controls roadblock. I gave it the merest look and went on. But after listening to Jason Calicanis this week on Twit and then reading his piece on his blog and Dan Gilmore’s I took another look.

Wow this is a mess. No doubt if you logged in to Facebook this week you got the new Privacy Controls roadblock. I gave it the merest look and went on. But after listening to Jason Calicanis this week on Twit and then reading his piece on his blog and Dan Gilmore’s I took another look.

It’s a real mess. If you are not careful you open up all your content and all your friends content in what could be really bad ways. The purpose, so stated was to improve search results from Google and Bing, but if you open that up it’s out baby, really out. What happens when you apply for a job and now you everything about ou in Facebook is open, or what about your friends. Is it possible to be guilty by association?

I wend back under settings and closed off almost all of my profile, I suggest you do the same