Facebook To Lose Members
Posted on Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:58 pm
With new default privacy settings on Facebook that put more of users’ information out there for the whole world to see and data on Facebook profile’s being shared with “partner sites” like Yelp, Microsoft, Pandora and more who can use the information to target advertising, as well as to understand what demographics are using or talking about their products. Facebook members, who have made it the second most popular online destination behind Google, are now thinking twice before posting any details.
Prominent technology bloggers and celebrities have publicly deleted their accounts, and an EU data protection body has issued a strongly worded statement criticizing the website.