The Facebook of the Future Has Privacy Implications Today

Is the information age unleashing the Panopticon or unlocking the Doors of Perception?
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Gutenberg
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The Facebook of the Future Has Privacy Implications Today

Post by Gutenberg » Thu Sep 17, 2015 5:33 pm

Recommended read:
The Facebook of the Future Has Privacy Implications Today
by Farai Chideya

"It’s well established that joining a social network means trading privacy for information.
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What’s not as well appreciated, but becoming increasingly clear, is that users of social networks in general, and of social networking kingpin Facebook in particular, are ill-equipped to evaluate the price they’re paying in this trade — to determine just how much privacy they’ll lose over time in exchange for status updates from their friends, and what that loss will eventually mean for themselves and their loved ones."
Read more: https://theintercept.com/2015/09/17/facebook/

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