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  1. Facebook Claims Site Scraper Responsible for Leak of 1 Million User Emails

    As we mentioned yesterday, users may have changed their privacy settings between the time the information was harvested and when the list was compiled, on October 13th, 2012. Some appear to have been created after the last major privacy breach...

  2. Facebook & Twitter Apps Exploited to Profit From Private Data

    The seller claims to have collected the information over a period of six months, meaning users might have changed their privacy settings between the time of collection and our verification. Internet marketer Bogomil Shopov has been blogging his...

  3. Facebook-Datalogix Partnership to Track Offline Purchases by 100 Million+ Households

    Under terms of that settlement, which was finalized last month, Facebook agreed to obtain users' "express consent" before sharing any information that exists outside the auspices of its privacy settings and to provide users with "clear and...

  4. Your Facebook Data File: Everything You Never Wanted Anyone to Know

    But the extent to which they collect and keep information users may not even realize they are giving Facebook in the first place - or believe they’ve deleted - is worrisome for privacy watchdogs. See, Facebook wants you to feel safe and warm and...

  5. Facebook F8 Wrapup: Timeline, Ticker, GraphRank for Users & Marketers

    There are obvious privacy concerns here and Facebook is no stranger to public floggings over privacy issues. They have recently introduced in-line privacy settings to help users control how content is shared.

  6. Class Action Suit Targets Google for Revealing Users Search Queries

    A "privacy loophole" found on social networking sites, including Facebook and MySpace, allowed for data to be shared with advertisers through referrer headers sent by browser software -- data that could potentially be used to identify users in...

  7. Facebook Places Banks On Foursquare, Gowalla, Yelp, Booyah Steam

    By default, the check-ins are visible to "Friends only" but Facebook is providing its users with a full privacy widget that can be adjusted all the way up (maximum privacy) or down (maximum sharing). Despite Facebook's best efforts to explain their...

  8. Bing vs Google Face-Off Still On: Bing Announces Search Index Boost, Social Results & More

    Needless to say, privacy is to be taken more than seriously these days, with glitches being pointed at as well as enquiries (and sometimes lawsuits) being launched left and right across the globe on Facebook's privacy issues, Google's rogue Wi-Fi...

  9. Facebook Unveils Simplified Privacy Settings, Pursues Expansion With Sharegrove Buy

    CEO Mark Zuckerberg told the world on Monday that Facebook's "drastically simplified" privacy settings would roll out in the weeks to come and here they are. It must be made clear that Facebook's privacy policies remain unchanged.