facebook has its reasons for encouraging users to share personal information. in fact, it makes sense for many people. however, a new popup is just one of the tactics the company is using to persuade users that cross the line from disingenuous to deceptive.
facebook’s privacy setting changes: my series on what they mean for users. this one is about hiding your friend list.
the privacy setting changes facebook was talking about have come to pass. first in a series of posts on the good, the bad and the ugly.
today mashable reports that the promised “pushed” privacy efforts are underway. that is to say, rather than waiting for users to go set their own privacy levels, the site is basically putting the options in front of users, offering recommendations, etc.
twitter goes official with an opt-in feature that allows geotagging of messages. no changes on twitter.com yet, but developers are already telling people where you are…awesome!
strange and wonderful things happened this past friday night. I indulged in a rare upscale treat. I qualified for a meaningless award. and I saw evidence that the future of marketing as I envision it is coming to pass.
the case for stirring some personality into your (or your organization’s) social media recipe
facebook announced today that testing was starting on testing new privacy settings (in addition to the new publish-to-everyone-not-just-your-friends feature). net net – it will be easier to control who sees what from your facebook account.
last year, mark zuckerberg and the crew at facebook took a sow’s ear of a product launch and produced a silk purse with facebook connect. here’s how, and why the timing is better this time around