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Facebook's "Who can look up your timeline by name" privacy tool bites the dust

Facebook Timeline privacy tool bites the dust

The old search setting wasn't a cure-all for users who wanted to hide from search, but it's always sad to see a privacy tool completely trashed instead of being made stronger. Nonetheless, in coming weeks, the few who still had the "Who can look up your timeline by name" feature will lose it for good.

Facebook plugs Timeline privacy hole

Facebook plugs Timeline privacy hole

Facebook gets another blow from Europe v. Facebook, which discovered a flaw in the latest timeline redesign that allowed for unintended viewers to see all events a user has attended.

Beware Remove your Facebook Timeline scams

Beware Remove your Facebook Timeline scams

Not everyone is a fan of Facebook's Timeline feature. And that's a fact of which spammers and scammers are happy to take advantage.

Think before you install a browser plugin to hide your Facebook Timeline.

US Army warns about the risks of geotagging

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With the dangers of geotagging more than obvious for soldiers, the US Army is also warning civilians against tagging their every move.

Poll reveals widespread concern over Facebook Timeline

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Over 50% of people polled said they are worried about the Facebook Timeline.

But will it be the catalyst for people to leave the site?

A Timeline of Facebook user privacy freak-out

A Timeline of Facebook user privacy freak-out

Hey Zuckerberg! Maybe your personal Timeline right about now should show some rethinking on how much of your users’ personal information you choose to make public as standard.

Facebook Timeline - Mark Zuckerberg encourages you to be less private

Facebook Timeline - Mark Zuckerberg encourages you to be less private

Facebook has announced a major revamp, which will impact its 800 million users.

Your old profile is going to be redesigned, and presented instead as a timeline going back to when you first joined the social network, and (if you so choose) even beyond..