LinkedIn responds to backlash from new social advertisements

LinkedIn will make changes to a "social advertising" feature that sparked criticism for using members' names and photographs in advertisements on its Web site.After a day of mounting criticism, the social networking service

Published on: August 12th, 2011 James Niccolai

How to opt out of Facebook’s facial recognition

You know those really unflattering photos on Facebook that you untagged at lightning speed? Now might be a good time to delete them...or at least check up on one new privacy setting.Yesterday, security

Published on: June 9th, 2011 Kristin Burnham

Facebook Places now available in Canada

Canadian businesses have another place to claim their local listing information after Facebook Places was launched in the country on Friday.Similar to other location-based social networking services such as Foursquare or Gowalla, Facebook

Published on: September 25th, 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