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Facebook loses friends over privacy

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posted on May, 14 2010 @ 11:33 PM
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Facebook loses friends over privacy


www.ft.com

The number of Facebook users considering deleting their accounts has spiked after a week of controversy around the social network's approach to privacy.

According to figures from Google, the world's largest search engine, global queries for "delete Facebook account" have more than doubled in the past week, reaching an all-time high. Most of those searches came from the US.

Facebook has had to fend off a week of negative press about its handling of personal information, prompting several promin
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posted on May, 14 2010 @ 11:33 PM
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Although some security-intense Facebook users are deleting their accounts, I will retain mine because it is the only way I can keep in touch with my friends, past and present.

Anyway, it's their own choice if they want to miss seeing their online friends again.

The exodus of Facebook users following the revelations of the state of security issues in this social networking site would make Uncle Mark sad.

:cry:

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[edit on 14/5/2010 by ironfalcon]



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