Privacy Fears Shock Facebook

The outcry suggests the exhibitionism and voyeurism implied by participation in social networking sites has ill-defined but nonetheless real limits, and expectations of privacy have somehow survived the publishing free-for-all. For many people, apparently, pushing information to everyone on a friends list is not at all the same as publishing the same information on one’s own page for those people to find. –Michael CalorePrivacy Fears Shock Facebook (Wired)

Thanks for the suggestion, Karissa.



It doesn’t sound as if Facebook is acknowledging that a vocal portion of its users might have legitimate cause to be concerned.