Canadian Facebook users take cautious approach, poll shows

Most Canadian Facebook users describe themselves as cautious about their privacy and have adjusted their settings accordingly, according to a new poll conducted for ITBusiness.ca.A little more than half of survey respondents selected

Published on: September 1st, 2010 Brian Jackson

Facebook Places checks in to new privacy controversy

With its new location-based Places feature, Facebook may have just lit the match that will ignite another round of privacy controversy.On Wednesday, Facebook took the wraps off of Places, a smartphone-based service that

Published on: August 23rd, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

How to opt out of Facebook Places

Watch out, Facebook users: the social network debuted a new location-sharing feature on Wednesday. As usual, this means it's time to make sure your privacy settings are configured the way you want them

Published on: August 20th, 2010 Ian Paul

Buzz off — Why you won’t want Google Buzz following your contacts

A day after its launch, privacy concerns have been raised about Google's new Gmail-based social-networking tool, Buzz.At issue is a feature that compiles a list of the Gmail contacts who users most frequently

Published on: February 12th, 2010 Robert McMillan and Sharon Machlis