I mean, it's not like we could just demand to see the code that's governing our lives. What right do we have to poke around in Facebook's private affairs like that?

New Year’s resolution: Fix Facebook

Over the years I’ve had a love-hate relationship with Facebook: I love to hate it. As an early adopter, I always have felt that my interaction with the social network was very different to what other people were using it for, and the change in the platform has only made […]

Andres Guadamuz

Desmintiendo el mito de la declaratoria de derechos de autor en Facebook

Translation into Spanish of this article. He estado viendo diferentes versiones de la siguiente declaración de privacidad en Facebook: “Hoy día X, haciendo pleno uso de mis facultades mentales y de mi titularidad de esta cuenta en Facebook, declaro, a quien pueda interesar y en particular al administrador de la […]

Yet another Facebook legal hoax

Since yesterday, a blog post I wrote about a Facebook privacy hoax has been getting a surprisingly large number of hits, so I assumed that the hoax was making the rounds. It is, but this is a slightly different version. This one is even more laughable than the old one: […]

Andres Guadamuz

Facebook privacy statement hoax

I have been seeing different versions of the following legal-looking privacy statement on Facebook popping up through my timeline: “Facebook is now a publicly traded entity. Unless you state otherwise, anyone can infringe on your right to privacy once you post to this site. It is recommended that you and […]