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Why Facebook’s Privacy Changes are Detrimental to Users

Posted on : 12-01-2010 | By : Vadim Lavrusik | In : Facebook, Social Media

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Excerpt from a Mashable post that ran today:

facebook privacy imageThough Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says that public is the new “social norm,” many members who use the social network for professional and business reasons have lost the ability to conduct certain actions privately as a result of changes made to the settings.

And despite this being a reflection and a catalyst of our social activities becoming more public through the likes of Twitter (Twitter) and other sites, not having the option to control certain aspects in some ways is detrimental to the way we use the site and has the potential to deter users from using the site freely.