Earlier this month Facebook gave external websites and applications access to cell phone numbers and addresses. Fortunately, after pushback from users and privacy experts, they suspended the feature.1
And yesterday Mark Zuckerberg’s Fanpage was hacked.
Our information should be safe and secure and we should control sharing it. (LINKS NO LONGER ACTIVE BECAUSE COMMENT PERIOD HAS ENDED)
Now, the Federal Trade Commission has stepped in and released a proposal to protect our information online.2
Please thank the FTC for having your back: (LINKS NO LONGER ACTIVE BECAUSE COMMENT PERIOD HAS ENDED)
As more and more of my personal information ends up online, from social networking, shopping, and playing games, I want to know that my information is safe and secure. I love Facebook – but I’m tired of the ever changing and confusing rules and settings that make it hard for me to control my information.
The FTC needs to know you support these measures too, that’s why they’ve asked for public comments on the proposal.