Facebook is chipping away at privacy – and my profile has been exposed

Facebook is chipping away at privacy – and my profile has been exposed
By Alex Hern

My secret account is now not so private after Facebook updated its search engine without warning, and there’s nothing I can do about it

Quietly, over the last year, Facebook has killed the concept of a private account.

The site has always had a love-hate relationship with privacy: it’s long offered some of the most granular controls of any social network for choosing who sees what content, letting users make posts visible on a sliding scale from “everyone” to “only me”.

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June 29, 2016 at 12:52PM
via Technology | The Guardian http://ift.tt/292tsmk

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