facebook privacy

The Weekly Pulse

This week, we heard reports that employers were requesting the Facebook passwords of potential employees. Yikes! This morning, Gizmodo reported that Facebook’s chief privacy officer Erin Egan released a statement warning users not to give our their account information in this obvious invasion of privacy. In fact, Senator Richard Blumenthal is reportedly working on a bill that would make this kind of practice illegal. Thank goodness! Twitter celebrated its 6th

We just can’t quit you, Facebook (or can we?)

There’s a lot of noise on the internet about people publicly announcing that they’re quitting Facebook. The recent gripes are focused on Facebook over revisions to its platform and privacy policy that encourage its members to make personal information accessible to anyone on the Internet. Despite the criticisms being voiced about facebook.com, it is possible to maintain your Facebook profile and your privacy.