Graph Search: less privacy for users, more money for Facebook


The Huffington Post reported on Facebook’s newest feature, which has users concerned over the price for their privacy, or lack thereof.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks about Facebook’s new Graph Search which allows users search their social connections for information about their friends’ interests and for photos and places. (AP Photo)










Facebook’s latest program, Graph Search, may be the company’s largest privacy infraction ever.

Facebook announced Graph Search in mid-January, but it has not officially launched. According to company materials and some independent reports, however, the program cracks open Facebook’s warehouse of personal information to allow searching and data-mining on a large portion of Facebook’s 1 billion users. Users who set their profiles to “public” are about to be exposed to their largest audience ever.

Read more of the story from The Huffington Post.

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