An Early Employee Looks Back at Facebook

Katherine Losse was employee 51 at Facebook.   She rose from a position as an early customer service rep to become ghostwriter on Zuckerberg’s blog.  Disenchanted with amount of information gathered on users, and also the influence Facebook has on personal communication, Losse left Facebook and wrote a book, “The Boy Kings: A Journey Into the Heart of the …

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Use Facebook Apps? Time for a Password Change

RockYou was hacked a couple of weeks ago and over 35 million passwords were stolen. RockYou may have your password if you’ve played any of their Social Networking Applications on sites like Facebook or MySpace. Their applications include Slideshow Uploadphoto Photofx Glittertext Funnotes Countdown Superhug Myspace layouts Stickers Superwall Pieces of flair Speedracing Likeness Hugme …

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Facebook Google Indexing Tempest in a Teapot

Earlier today I started getting status updates from friends that read If you don’t know, as of today, Facebook will automatically index all your publicly available info on Google, which allows everyone to view it. To change this option, go to Settings –> Privacy Settings –> Search –> then UN-CLICK the box that says ‘Allow …

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