SnapChat privacy is not what you think

SnapChat’s privacy controls are what made it both enormously popular and troubling to its young users’ parents. When SnapChat launched, it gave users the ability to share photos and videos which promptly vanished into the ether. This appealed to its typically young and privacy conscious users because they finally had a way to share stuffContinue reading “SnapChat privacy is not what you think”

What the Facebook settlement will probably mean for you

Facebook changed its privacy policy in 2009 to make users’ profiles more public by default. The changes came under pretty severe criticism at the time and prompted a complaint to the US Federal Trade Commission, the essence of which was the following: The basic premise of the complaint is that most users either don’t understandContinue reading “What the Facebook settlement will probably mean for you”