UPDATE – July 3, 2014
Facebook is not only spying on you—it is intentionally experimenting with your emotions, the social-media giant recently confirmed. In one experiment, Facebook manipulated the news feeds of nearly 700,000 users to study how a steady diet of positive content or negative content would affect their online behavior. The study found that Facebook users who were exposed to increased negative content were more likely to post negative updates…and vice versa.
A billion people worldwide use Facebook to share details of their lives with their friends. Trouble is, they also might be unintentionally divulging matters they consider private—to friends…coworkers, clients and employers…marketing companies…and even to competitors, scammers and identity thieves.
Six ways Facebook could be compromising your private information and how to protect yourself… Read the rest of this entry »