Category Archives for Privacy

★ Facebook is Accelerating its Commoditization

We are seeing more and more industry leaders move away from Facebook — ReadWriteWeb has a good write-up: A number of high-profile web industry leaders have quit Facebook this week, a turn of events that’s sure to heat up conversation … Continue reading

13. May 2010 by Jean Friesewinkel
Categories: Privacy, Social | Tags: , , , , | 4 comments

★ The Facebook Alienation: Pleasing the Wrong Stakeholders

The Facebook Privacy debate continues to rage around the blogosphere. And while I think we’re all going to get tired of this endless debate soon and move on, I’m now also convinced that this will not be without consequences for … Continue reading

11. May 2010 by Jean Friesewinkel
Categories: Privacy, Social | Tags: | 15 comments

★ Facebook & Google: very different Big Brothers

As Facebook continues to spread its tentacles around the web, they are increasingly being compared to Google not only as a potential competitor in online advertising, but also on the privacy aspects of their services. Venturebeat, to take one example, … Continue reading

06. May 2010 by Jean Friesewinkel
Categories: Privacy, Strategy | Tags: , , | 9 comments

★ Facebook’s evolution: brilliant but borderline

Some more thoughts on the recent Facebook moves, triggered by a good question on Google Buzz by Chris Myles. The F8 announcements are a brilliant move, strategically. Facebook is fully leveraging its core assets (social graph, personal characteristics, attention data) … Continue reading

29. April 2010 by Jean Friesewinkel
Categories: Privacy | Tags: , | 8 comments

★ On Granularity and Controlled Distribution of Information

This post is a follow-up to my previous article about Privacy which you may want to read first, On Privacy in a World of Multiple Sunshine Tests. In that post, I explained how increased transparency online would make our daily … Continue reading

26. April 2010 by Jean Friesewinkel
Categories: Privacy, Social | Tags: , , , , | 5 comments

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