Posts Tagged ‘privacy’

Facebook Apps’ New Access to Contact Information Concerns Security Experts

On Friday, Facebook announced that it will allow application developers to request access to a user’s address and mobile phone number. By Christina Warren

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Extension Lets You Hack Into Twitter, Facebook Accounts Easily

It seems like every time Facebook amends its privacy policy, the web is up in arms. The truth is, Facebook’s well publicized privacy fight is nothing compared to the vulnerability of all unsecured HTTP sites — that includes Facebook, Twitter and many of the web’s most popular destinations. By Evelyn Rusli

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Pew Research confirms that youth care about their reputation

“Youth don’t care about privacy” is an irritating but popular myth. Embedded in this rhetoric is the belief that youth are reckless risk-takers who don’t care about the consequences of their actions. This couldn’t be further from the truth. By Danah Boyd

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