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Privacy

5 simple privacy tips for instant improvements

The lack of online privacy is a big problem, and with Facebook’s controversial proposed privacy policy changes, it’s only getting worse. Luckily, we’ve got 5 easy privacy tips that will immediately cut down on your unwanted digital footprint. Web users know that their information is floating around on the Internet because they intentionally share certain […]

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Facebook gets $20 million slap on the wrist for using you in advertising

On July 12th, a District Court judge will decide whether to approve Facebook’s proposed settlement regarding the allegedly unlawful use of its members’ images in their Sponsored Stories ads.  Previously, members had no way to stop Facebook from using them in these ads, but under the proposed settlement, they’ll be able to limit (but not […]

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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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