As This is rather ironic: as I am typing this, my daughter reports that her classmates (all knowing high school students) declare that Google+ is much more dangerous than Facebook. The poll here indicates a different take, though. As it currently stands, the leading choice is "distrust both" at 41.48% [ 56 ]
But a close second 39.26% [ 53 ] is distrust Facebook.It is far ahead of Google alone in this category, which garners just over 14% of responses.
"Privacy experts worry that Facebook's business model runs contrary to people's interests. "Facebook has purposefully worked to erode the concept of privacy by disingenuously claiming users want to share all of their personal information," says Jeff Chester, founder of the Center for Digital Democracy, a D.C.-based consumer group."
KMT568, yes, but on the other side of it; we have companies like Facebook and Twitter and Four Square, etc., getting access to people's addressbooks and taking your personal information via their iPhone apps. I don't even know if Apple has patched that in their latest iOS yet.
I think if people become too complacent and comfy with these things, then FB and Google deserve to invade and violate users' privacy. While it may seem like an upward battle, I think users have to continue to voice their concerns.
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