Privacy

Facebook scares users with account protection status warning

Have you been told your Facebook account protection status is very low?

Are you worried the message could be a scam?

How to protect yourself from Facebook Places

After earlier roll-outs in the USA and Japan, Facebook has now opened up its location-sharing service in the UK.

In a breakfast briefing in London, Facebook explained that the new service would make it easier for users to share where they were.

But hang on a minute – I don’t want to share where I am. And I don’t want other people to be able to share my location either.

Details of 100 million Facebook users were *already* exposed on the net

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Germans take aim at Facebook over privacy

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Has Mark Zuckerberg convinced you that Facebook is taking privacy seriously?

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Poll: 93% say Facebook should make you ‘opt-in’ to sharing rather than ‘opt-out’

It’s good news that Facebook has responded to user demand by making positive changes to simplify information sharing – it was a spaghetti jungle of options before – but it seems a lot of you still aren’t satisfied.

Facebook privacy settings revamped: good news and bad news

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

60% of Facebook users consider quitting over privacy

Over the last few days we’ve been running an online poll asking Facebook users if privacy concerns might make them consider quitting the service.

Embarrassing privacy flaw found on Facebook

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Rumours of Facebook privacy changes – but will it be too little too late?

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Anti-peeping webcam protects your privacy

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Facebook privacy given a poor scorecard by WhatApp project

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Facebook privacy unrest rumbles on

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

95% don’t support Facebook privacy changes, poll reveals

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Do you support Facebook’s proposed privacy policy changes?

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Reporter investigating Facebook has his account hacked.. by me

Last night, UK TV show “Tonight” broadcast a 30 minute documentary called “Facing up to Facebook”. As well as looking into some of the great things that Facebook can do (for instance, they told the story of how the family of a British man who had been critically injured while holidaying in Mexico had managed