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Facebook's ticker privacy scare, and what you should do about it

Facebook's ticker privacy scare

Facebook users are scaring each other over the new ticker, worried that privacy has been compromised.

Testing shows that privacy settings are working the same as they did before, but you should still take care to ensure you aren't helping strangers eavesdrop on online conversations.