At the end of the day we are not customers to Facebook rather we are products that offer cash potential to advertisers (their true customers) based on every online move we make. Facebook knows it. We know it. Zuckasaurus knows it.
Facebook is doing everything it can to rebuild another you, faster, stronger, more perfect, and more capable of maximizing the profit it hopes to extract with advertisers. Sound farfetched? Not when you throw in the opening an English investigation as to whether Facebook violated data protection laws with its actions.
The Silicon Valley tech giants want to reform government surveillance on the Internet? That's what they say, anyway.
If you're irked by the the idea of strangers finding out personal details of your life with a few clicks in a search bar, there are steps you can take to ensure your privacy on Facebook.
Time to check out one of Facebook Graph Search's main sources of information, the pages you've liked. Go to your profile's
Get ready for your Facebook search bar to start looking a little different. Starting Monday, Facebook will begin rolling
The company might create a monster out of Graph Search, but the pieces aren't yet in place to start calling winners. Remember that when reading about Facebook killing Google, or Foursquare killing Yelp, or anyone killing Apple. There's always more to those link bait headlines.
In the wake of this most recent feature rollout from the Facebook team, Consumer Reports Internet Privacy and Security Survey and the latest visual from Marketo are reporting that close to 13 million Facebook users have never touched their privacy settings.
With the introduction of Facebook Graph Search, brands with multiple locations will soon find their Facebook strategy turned on its head. Which is to say that the value of marketing on Facebook is about to shift dramatically from the brand level to the local level.
Here is one iron law of the Internet: a social network's emphasis on monetizing its product is directly proportional to its users' loss of privacy. Facebook's latest program, Graph Search, may be the company's largest privacy infraction ever.
As you interview for a new job, will the HR manager make decisions according to what they find on Graph Search? Will a photo and a tag from a friend cost you your job? How about a Facebook page you liked several years ago?
Now that I actually have it, I'm glad Facebook considers it a beta product; that the company will have time to collect feedback
There's no doubt that Facebook's new Graph Search is creepy. There are privacy issues to worry about, sure. But there are
Facebook's 'Graph Search' is essentially a people-friendly search engine. Want to find someone in your neighborhood who likes to play soccer? Easy. What about photos of your friends before 2000? Yep, can do.
With Facebook's announcement of their "Graph Search," small business owners need to take a serious look at the content of their page. If your business does not have a complete profile, you are helping your competitors dominate the results page.
Although the stock market yawned at Facebook's announcement of "Graph Search," its new search service, with investors wagering it would only hurt smaller, vertical search services like Yelp and Linkedin, the truth is that it is potentially much more significant than that.
To review your search history, go to your Facebook profile, navigate to the "Activity Log" button on the right-hand side