Facebook: Posting “Berner Convention” on Status Won’t Protect User Privacy

Monday, November 26th, 2012
If you have seen your friends on Facebook posting legalese on their status updates in an effort to prevent the social network from “owning or commercially exploiting” their content, do not be tempted to follow suit. Facebook released a short statement refuting the legalese that “as a result of the Berner Convention,” the user declares their copyright to their content posted and shared in the

Facebook Users Streamline Friends List for Privacy Sake

Saturday, February 25th, 2012
A recently-released report from the Pew Research Center of Washington says that more and more Facebook users are pruning and restricting their friends list to maintain their privacy. They are beginning to realize that they do not have to tell everybody where they at, what they think, or what they do. About 63 percent of social network users say they have removed people from their list (or circles) of friends (or f