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Are You One of Facebook's Unpaid Spokespeople?

FB Tweaks Privacy Policy, FTC Investigates

   
7:24 am on Sep 12, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Facebook Privacy Change Is Subject of F.T.C. Inquiry
New York Times, September 11, 2013

Facebook, which has repeatedly tripped over its own feet when changing its privacy practices, has stumbled yet again.

The Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday that it had begun an inquiry into whether the social network’s proposed new privacy policies, unveiled two weeks ago, violated a 2011 agreement with regulators.

[nytimes.com...]

...so, if you "Like" something, your photo, your name and any comment may be "sold" to the highest bidder --- and you won't get a dime.

Chances are your grandmother will see the advertorial-like post and know you wrote "Hangin' loose!" when you "Liked" Mr. Zog's Sex Wax --- but she won't know it's used to wax your surf board -- and odd visual images may dangle in her mind...

(NOTE: there are no fictitious names or hidden metaphor's used in the preceding statement).