Facebook user data sold

Nov 1, 2010
On Friday, Facebook posted on their developers' blog updating their most recent privacy breach - the one in which the company was sharing user IDs...
Posted In: business, Facebook, privacy

Big time Googler leaves for Facebook

Nov 1, 2010
Back when the ill-fated Google Wave was launched, one of the stars of the video announcement was Wave's developer Lars Rasmussen. He was a big deal...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, search, wave, zuckerberg

MIDDAY UPDATE: Sustainable jobs and cell phones

Oct 27, 2010
This week on Marketplace we'll be following sustainable jobs. Today, we learned about the fastest growing industry in the job field: biomedical...
Posted In: airline safety, biomedical engineering, cell phones, China, debt, Facebook, FDA, future-job-o-matic, GlaxoSmithKline, Halloween, mid-day update, MySpace, stimulus, Taxes

Facebook offers statement on latest privacy loophole

Oct 22, 2010
We contacted Facebook for our story, Facebook outs gays to advertisers. While they didn't get back to us in time for our deadline, we did hear back...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy

De-Facebook the web

Oct 20, 2010
9 hours ago, a Google engineer tweeted: "After more privacy bad news, I wrote a Chrome extension to stop Facebook from following you around the web...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, social media

Facebook monkeys with comments, prepares for global domination

Oct 14, 2010
Tech Crunch has confirmed what AllFacebook noted late yesterday: new functionality on Facebook comments. While the company will probably never roll...
Posted In: business, Facebook, search, social media

Bing = Bing + Facebook

Oct 13, 2010
As we predicted here, the big Bing event had to do with Facebook data being used in searches. Effective immediately, when you search on Bing you...
Posted In: bing, business, Facebook, search

Bing holds event today

Oct 13, 2010
The search arm of Microsoft will be announcing some new features to the service. Notably, something to do with Facebook. Facebook execs will be in...
Posted In: bing, business, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, search, social media

It's a Facebook scares the daylights out of you triple shot!

Oct 12, 2010
On tomorrow's show we're talking about the new Facebook groups. You can make one, you can add friends to it without getting their permission first...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, social media

Deleted photos on Facebook aren't really deleted

Oct 12, 2010
Ars Technica first wrote about this story a year ago and the problem hasn't really gone away so they've written about it again. At issue: what...
Posted In: Facebook, photography, privacy, social media