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This website provides an independent and open tool for scanning your Facebook privacy settings. NOTEthis scanner is not fully compatible with the latest Facebook privacy settings, so please be sure you check your privacy settings manually yourself. This site is maintained on a volunteer basis, and though we hope to keep it up to date, there often isn't enough spare time to do so.
Facebook Federation Yesterday, AdAge ran a story that Facebook was preparing to roll out its first true location-based service (beyond its for-fun Presence thing). The story said that the social network was partnering with McDonald’s for a special Facebook app that would allow people to check-in to restaurants and get deals. But apps that use location to emulate Foursquare on Facebook have limited appeal. Facebook Federation
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Public Sector

Posted on 23 June 2010. A little over a month ago, the Electronic Frontier Foundation offered their suggestions about what a social networking "bill of rights" should contain. Last week - after much commenting and writing and rewriting - an almost unanimous consensus on the main points that such a bill should contain has been reached between the attendees of the Computers, Freedom, and Privacy conference held in San Jose. Here is the final version: Social networking "Bill of Rights" released Social networking "Bill of Rights" released
Marketwire Acquires Social Media Monitoring And Analytics Startu Marketwire Acquires Social Media Monitoring And Analytics Startu Rumors of social media monitoring and analytics startup Sysomos’ acquisition by Marketwire swirled in the blogosphere yesterday, but today it’s been made official. In a blog post on Sysomos’ site today, the company announced that has been bought by the press release wire service. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.