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Posts Tagged 'information'

Another Facebook f*ck up: Your personal information has been sold

As I predicted, the Facebook privacy bandwagon has continued to roll on. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Facebook, and MySpace, have been sharing users personal information with advertising companies, contrary to their official policies. This is extremely bad behaviour and will likely lead to more users peeling off and creating a greater groundswell […]

21 May 2010 at 15:23 - Comments

You don’t want to know how Facebook affects your relationships …

Facebook stalking? Dangerous? No! This was the first Facebook-related psychological article I came across when I started teaching on the Cyberpsychology M.Sc. – ‘More information than you ever wanted: Does Facebook bring out the green-eyed monster of jealousy?’ (Muise, Christofides and Desmaris, 2009). Obviously, even with as ham-fisted a title as that (the authors steadfastly […]

27 October 2009 at 20:32 - Comments