Social Networking Users Naive About Privacy?

By  |  Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 11:57 am

A study from Consumer reports that appears in their June issue seems to show that a significant number of social networking users are exposing details of their personal lives that could put them at risk. The study found that one out of every ten users had experienced a problem as a result of information on their profiles.

This is probably because a quarter of users have little or no understanding of the privacy controls available, Consumer Reports wrote. You might remember my article awhile back on finding out the hard way about the information I was sharing on my own profile: it looks like by far I’m not the only one…



4 Comments For This Post

  1. paulpuri Says:

    The internet. After all this time, it’s still one giant BBS.

  2. Ed Oswald Says:

    Ah the days of dial up modems and WWIV..

  3. Dave Barnes Says:

    Grammar Nazi Alert.
    It is naïve and not naive.

  4. Ed Oswald Says:

    haha.. I will make the change!

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