It is scary as it is that Facebook applications know EVERYTHING about me. Now when websites can access Facebook through developer friendly APIs – in effect making them Facebook applications – I really should at least deactivate my account.
If I had any character whatsoever I would do it. But I guess that – and half a billion users – is exactly what is the problem.
Six reasons to hate Facebook’s new anti-privacy system, “Connections” • http://www.boingboing.net/2010/05/04/six-reasons-to-hate.html
Is the New Facebook a Deal With the Devil? • http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/facebook_centralization.php
Bizarro identity • http://www.buzzmachine.com/2010/04/22/bizarro-identity/
Privacy issues? Google engineers leaving Facebook in droves • http://eu.techcrunch.com/2010/04/23/privacy-issues-google-engineers-leaving-facebook-in-droves/
Diaspora Project: Building the Anti-Facebook • http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/diaspora_project_building_the_anti-facebook.php
Facebook Open Graph: The Definitive Guide For Publishers, Users and Competitors • http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/facebook_open_graph_the_definitive_guide_for_publishers_users_and_competitors.php
To Facebook the answer must be no • http://www.scripting.com/stories/2010/04/21/toFacebookTheAnswerMustBeN.html
Top Ten Reasons You Should Quit Facebook • http://www.rocket.ly/home/2010/4/26/top-ten-reasons-you-should-quit-facebook.html
What Private Facebook Information Your Friends Can Publish • http://smarterware.org/5818/what-private-facebook-information-your-friends-can-publish
How to Delete Facebook Applications (and Why You Should) • http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/how_to_delete_facebook_applications_and_why_you_should.php
What Facebook Quizzes Know About You • http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/what_facebook_quizzes_know_about_you.php
Criticism of Facebook • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criticism_of_Facebook