Facebook’s New Plan For Identifying People

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Help! Facebook is using my smartphone camera to stalk me! This creepy scenario may be a reality someday soon. It seems like every week there is a news story about some new, shameless technology that Facebook has invented for tracking and identifying people online. As a result, Mark Zuckerberg is starting to look like some […]


Facebook Blocks People Over Flagged Last Name

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Facebook is a notorious stickler when it comes to people using their real names when they register profiles on the popular social media site. The world’s largest social network recently ran afoul of European regulators for requiring users to register their real names on the site. Now, a couple in Prescott, Arizona is finding out […]


Facebook’s Growing Appetite For Personal Data

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News about Facebook’s disturbing interest in people’s personal information is nothing new. As the world’s largest social network, their large knowledge base and social graph of people is well known. However, Facebook’s recent efforts to collect data on every many, woman and child seem to be establishing the popular social network as the mother ship […]


Facebook’s ‘Revealing’ New People Search

WARNING: Watch what you do, ‘The Graph’ is watching you. Although Facebook’s new Graph Search is still a beta release, it is already revealing more personal information than many would ‘Like’. This new people-powered search uses the treasure trove of personal details that users share on Facebook and makes it all searchable by friends, family, […]


Facebook “Ghost Profiles” Haunt The Living

Death and social networking just don’t mix. If you’re one of the many people who consider Facebook to be creepy, then we have a Halloween scare for you. Imagine Facebook’s people search engine recommending that you reconnect with a deceased friend or family member online. It is estimated that over 1.5 million people on Facebook […]