Facebook continues to inadvertently share your private information

I’m always warning folks about Facebook and privacy. Monday’s WSJ article confirms that Facebook’s sharing of the “User ID” allows other firms to tie a lot of data to your persona. My immediate advice is that you should check your Facebook privacy settings immediately and make sure you’re only sharing that you want everyone to know

Kim White Bloomberg

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed the F8 developer conference this spring.

Many of the most popular applications, or “apps,” on the social-networking site Facebook Inc. have been transmitting identifying information—in effect, providing access to people’s names and, in some cases, their friends’ names—to dozens of advertising and Internet tracking companies, a Wall Street Journal investigation has found.