What a “mighty” week this has been for Facebook! The Internet has been buzzing with news about Facebook to no end. Ranging from your average blogs and sites to the most popular ones, multiple posts have been published about this social media giant up until today – Thursday!
So, in efforts to make your Facebook related information collection easier, here is a small list of the top Facebook news for this week:
Facebook Testing “Delete Account” Option
It appears that Facebook has released a Delete Account option, in addition to the previous Deactivate Account.
I’m sure you remember the process of deactivating your account and how long it took for your information to be out of the cycle. It used to be so frustrating that even when your account was deactivated, you could still Google your name and find your Facebook account right there staring at you!
Those days, hopefully, will be gone soon and if Facebook take the leap of faith and decides to “let go” of those who want out, all we have to do is wait and see what will happen to its huge users’ number! Read more at thenextweb.com
Facebook Security Fears after ‘Private Details of 100m Users Leaked to Web’
Recently, the personal details of more than a fifth of Facebook’s estimated 500 million users have been “leaked” to the Internet by campaigners in efforts to highlight its “terrifying” privacy fears.
The list, which has been published in a downloadable file, contains the URL of every searchable Facebook user’s profiles, their names and unique ID!
Law Student Wins £10,000 Libel Award from Ex-Friend
Jeremiah Barber posted an indecent image of children on Raymond Bryce’s page along with the comment: ‘Ray, you like kids and you are gay so I bet you love this picture.‘ The image, which hundreds of users could see, showed Bryce superimposed on to a collage of pornographic pictures.
Barber was ordered to pay £10,000 in damages to Bryce due to his false accusation of being a pedophile on Facebook. Read more at dailymail.co.uk
That’s all for now…
Finally, I wonder, what do you think is the future of Facebook? Do you believe it’s evil? Would you consider terminating your account indefinitely?
Looking forward to your comments and insights…