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No, No, a thousand times No.

An identity layer fine, FB running it in any way, shape or form? Hellz No. They are constantly making our data social as it is, don't need to give them even more power.
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post #72 of 126
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Originally Posted by Cronos007 View Post
No, No, a thousand times No.

An identity layer fine, FB running it in any way, shape or form? Hellz No. They are constantly making our data social as it is, don't need to give them even more power.
No. It's the users that lack knowledge about online security. Not Facebook themselves. The problem though is that Facebook doesn't make the user aware. It never really said "Oh make sure you set up your Privacy Settings." And the uneducated bunch that don't know/care, just ignore it and they are the ones that leave their data open to everyone. Not Facebook.

But it's Facebook's fault for not educating it's users and telling them "Hey, maybe you should use some Privacy Settings"
post #73 of 126
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No. It's the users that lack knowledge about online security. Not Facebook themselves. The problem though is that Facebook doesn't make the user aware. It never really said "Oh make sure you set up your Privacy Settings." And the uneducated bunch that don't know/care, just ignore it and they are the ones that leave their data open to everyone. Not Facebook.

But it's Facebook's fault for not educating it's users and telling them "Hey, maybe you should use some Privacy Settings"
Some users do lack the knowledge but a good portion know what is going on. And it is FB at fault, not the user.
A friend sent me this recently:
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FACEBOOK FYI: ALERT*As of today, NEW PRIVACY setting called "Instant Personalization" that shares data with non-Facebook websites and it is automatically set to "Enable." Go to Account>Privacy Settings>Applications and Websites>Instant Personalization>at bottom of page Edit Settings, and un-check "Enable". BTW if your friends don't do this, they will be sharing information about you.
Now I had already set up my privacy settings and everything was shared as I wanted and with whom I wanted. So I didn't think too much of this, but humored my friend and went to take a look and lo and behold, where the hell did this new setting come from. And this is something that FB does routinely. They add in new ways of getting your info, your data shared out, and conveniently neglect to inform you that they are doing so. Sure there is an "opt-out" for almost everyway they have of sharing the info. But a new feature shouldn't be on by default and if they add new stuff like this, they should inform the users of it, not expect that eventually, someday we may find it in privacy controls.
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Now I had already set up my privacy settings and everything was shared as I wanted and with whom I wanted. So I didn't think too much of this, but humored my friend and went to take a look and lo and behold, where the hell did this new setting come from. And this is something that FB does routinely. They add in new ways of getting your info, your data shared out, and conveniently neglect to inform you that they are doing so. Sure there is an "opt-out" for almost everyway they have of sharing the info. But a new feature shouldn't be on by default and if they add new stuff like this, they should inform the users of it, not expect that eventually, someday we may find it in privacy controls.
WHAT THE F. I just checked it out. And sure enough, there was the setting already ticked. But it won't allow me to untick because.

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Note: instant personalisation is not yet available for you.
I swear.....
post #75 of 126
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Never. I say this as an avid FB user.
+1

FB and twitter have their places in my life, but that is not it.
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facebook is making teajayyy angry. teajayyy might delete his facebook as it has been pondering his mind recently >.>
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post #77 of 126
how about no. this better not happen
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Internet Driver's license from Facebook?
That's like taking economic advice from a hobo...
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They should totally do this.

We will hold a contest and the first person to crack this system should win a place in the internet hall of hacking/cracking fame. I'm betting it'll take maybe 2 days at most. What do you all think?
    
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I'll Pass Thanks
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