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Here is one iron law of the Internet: a social network’s emphasis on monetizing its product is directly proportional to its users’ loss of privacy. At one extreme there are networks like Craigslist and Wikipedia, which pursue relatively few profits and enable nearly absolute anonymity and privacy.
A quoi pourront ressembler les résultats des recherches sur le Facebook Graph Search , le nouvel outil présenté par Mark Zuckerberg le 15 janvier (lire : Facebook fait de la "recherche sociale" un de ses nouveaux piliers ) ?
The famed technology writer Steven Levy starts his long-form history of Facebook's newest product— Graph Search —by describing it as a feature that "promises to transform its user experience, threaten its competitors, and torment privacy activists."
How to protect your privacy
The first thing to ask whenever Facebook (or indeed any other business) releases a new product or service is what’s in it for them.
I wrote yesterday about Facebook’s new ‘Graph Search’ system – in particular, about the way in which it is intended to convince people to put more and better data onto the system, and to lock them and businesses further into the Facebook system.
Mark Zuckerberg faces the press following the launch of Facebook Graph Search. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images Facebook doesn't hold many press conferences.
In the wake of its “graph search” announcement , Facebook removed the ability for users to opt out of appearing in search results on the site, as noted by Quartz .
Au cours d'une conférence organisée à Palo Alto ce mardi, Facebook a présenté ce qui constitue le troisième pilier du site : Graph Search .
SAN FRANCISCO -- Maybe we should stop worrying about how much privacy we have on Facebook and start worrying about how much obscurity we have. The bottom line: We have less and less obscurity. And with Facebook rolling out search, we may soon have none at all.
On September 5, 2006, Facebook—then two years old, far from an IPO, and still sometimes known as The Facebook— introduced what would become its defining feature: the news feed . Where once users scrutinized their friends’ profiles for changes in music taste or relationship status, now these life events found you .