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Privacy

Recap of our privacy flash mob in San Francisco and NYC

During last week’s big Facebook IPO week, we organized two privacy flash mobs in San Francisco and New York City consisting of giant conga lines of people following each other throughout the city.  We wanted to get people’s attention on the street and get across the message that Facebook is following them on the Internet […]

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After the IPO, Facebook is focused on advertising

We noticed a little change to Facebook that may have slipped past you.  Sometime in the past few days, Facebook added “advertise” to the drop-down menu where you access your account and privacy settings: It’s a tiny change, sure, but it’s one of many small things that Facebook is doing after the IPO to ramp […]

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The Facebook IPO in memes

In honor of the decade’s biggest IPO, we present:  the Facebook IPO in meme form.  If you have no idea what a meme is, check out Know Your Meme.  However, lolcats are memes, and if you’ve spent at least an hour on the Internet, then you’ve encountered a lolcat.  There’s just no getting around it. […]

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3 privacy predictions for the Facebook IPO

Facebook is expected to have its Initial Public Offering (IPO) this Friday, May 18th, and everyone’s wondering what a post-IPO Facebook will be like. Quick background:  an IPO (or “going public,” as it’s commonly called) means that shares in the Facebook company will be sold on the Nasdaq Stock Market.  For most regular people, this […]

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Facebook’s going public, but you don’t have to: #GoPrivate with Abine

Facebook is expected to have its Initial Public Offering (IPO) this Friday, May 18th, and we’ll have IPO-related posts, events, charitable drives, and promotions all week.  First order of business:  if you’re a Facebook user, what might the IPO mean for you? First of all, an IPO (or “going public,” as it’s commonly called) simply […]

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