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  • How Facebook Hashtags Impact Your Privacy

    Following in the footsteps of Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr and other social networks, Facebook finally gets hashtags. Here's what you need to know about the new feature and a look at how it does--and doesn't--impact your privacy settings.

    Written by Kristin Burnham13 June 13 17:48
  • Facebook Rolls Out New Account Recovery Feature

    If you've lost access to your Facebook account, the social network has a new service called Trusted Contacts. This feature relies on close friends to help you safely restore your information and your account.

    Written by Kristin Burnham03 May 13 16:58
  • How Your Facebook Privacy Settings Impact Graph Search

    Facebook today announced a new search capability--currently in beta--called Graph Search. Here's how your Facebook privacy settings will affect what others can find.

    Written by Kristin Burnham15 Jan. 13 23:02
  • Facebook Messages: 3 reasons to say no

    Facebook's widely anticipated announcement Monday might have come as a surprise to some. It didn't, after all, announce a new e-mail service as many people had speculated. Not really, anyway.

    Written by Kristin Burnham17 Nov. 10 01:26
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  • Are Social Media Giants Betraying Your Trust?

    The leading social media companies are outraged over NSA surveillance, but would that spying even be possible if Facebook, Google and Twitter weren't collecting data and selling it to online marketers? Social media companies unintentionally opened new windows for spies to creep into our lives, and their claims of innocence are insincere.

    Written by Matt Kapko26 June 14 00:58
  • 5 Things You'll Like About Facebook's Recent Changes

    Facebook has been busy lately, unveiling Graph Search, a new News Feed and now a redesign of Timeline. The good news is that the changes are likely to improve the social network. Here's a look at the best features of Facebooks recent updates.

    Written by Kristin Burnham14 March 13 21:27