Tag Archives: privacy

It’s Good To Live In A Cognoscenti Town

The hardtracking staff at Sneak Adtack has a piece in WBUR’s Cognoscenti today: Facebook Announcements Can Be Confusing. Let Us Explain When you’ve got mail from Facebook, nothing good can come of it. Exhibit Umpteen: The latest Facemail that launched … Continue reading

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Facebook Members To Vote On Whether They Can Vote

From our M.C. Escher desk As the hardtracking staff has noted this past week, Facebook is trying to turn the last vestiges of its Faceocracy into a Zuckocracy. Specifically, the billion-strong social network wants to terminate the voting power of its members over changes … Continue reading

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An Email From Facebook? That Can’t Be Good (III)

All this week the hardtracking staff at Sneak Adtack has been on Facebook like Brown on Williamson. And here’s more fallout from The Grate Facebook Email that changes the site from a sort-of democracy to a flatout Markocracy. Via the Wall Street Journal . . … Continue reading

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Herald Scoops Globe On Facebook’s Privacy Grab

For the past several days the hardtracking staff at Sneak Adtack has been chronicling Facebook’s new data-sucking policies, which essentially strip control of online information from the Faceherd. The Boston Herald noted the change – in its usual minimalistic way – in … Continue reading

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An Email From Facebook? That Can’t Be Good (II)

The hardtracking staff  at Sneak Adtack noted yesterday that Facebook has alerted its Faceherd to several changes in its Data Use Policy, including: New tools for managing your Facebook Messages Changes to how we refer to certain products Tips on managing your … Continue reading

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The Factory Is Facebook. The Product Being Manufactured Is You.

(With apologies to Adbusters) Dispatches from the Facebook/Marketing/Privacy vortex. From MediaPost: Facebook Rolls Out Promoted Posts, New Page Tools Facebook is taking steps to boost ad spending directly through brand pages, while also giving marketers new tools for managing their presence on … Continue reading

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