LOOK. SEE! THIS IS WHY I HURT! THIS IS WHY I COMPLAIN! -- that's really the message I'm sending when I take shots of my IV-laden arms that make me look like a junkie or my kids making me smile in my hospital bed.
Last week Facebook responded to the screams of anger over their privacy policies. On the Facebook blog, Mark Zuckerberg explained Facebook's new rules. Supposedly, the steps Facebook is taking will make monitoring your privacy settings simpler.
Users protested and Facebook listened. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook has just rolled changes to make it easier for users to configure their privacy settings and to retroactively control access to content that has been previously posted. In essence, Facebook has given the user more control in the information available to everyone — both past and present....more
Recently, Facebook has been hammered again for its default privacy settings. For the nth time, Mark Zuckerberg became the butt of his global brainchild with his critiques digging something from the gossip mill that he had once blurted a long time ago that "people will trust him."...more
People are deleting their Facebook accounts left and right. Weblogs and Mahalo founder Jason Calacanis deleted his and became a Facebook ghost, and he is a social media deity. Well, that is what I am reading, anyway. However, despite even ongoing allegations of securities fraud against Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, I have yet to encounter a real life friend -- or even an Internet friend -- who has pulled the trigger and deleted her own Facebook profile.
At SXSW, I decided to talk about privacy because I thought that it would be the most important issue of the year. I was more accurate than my wildest dreams. For the last month, I've watched as conversations about privacy went from being the topic of the tech elite to a conversation that's pervasive. The press coverage is overwhelming -- filled with infographics and a concerted effort by journalists to make sense of and communicate what seems to be a moving target.
Look, I completely believe that this generation of kids has their finger on the pulse of the massive change needed to bring us to a more humane, connected, responsible world. I give a LOT of leeway to young thinkers, precisely BECAUS...more
I posted this entry on my blog earlier this week and we continued the conversation over on Facebook. Now I am not a mother (yet), but I do recognise the dangers which kids can face and the fears which parents will have towards anything, and for this discussion, towards social media and generally technology. ...more
The other day I attended, as a speaker, the 2010 Consumer Privacy Consultations of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. Yes, that’s a mouthful. That’s how you can tell that we take these things seriously in Canada. We have commissionary offices that hold public consultations.