Home > News > Post Content

Technology news: Facebook, MySpace caught! (1086 hits)

Have you wondered why certain advertisements are appearing during your Facebook and MySpace experience - advertisements that appear to be made just for you? Perhaps not. Perhpas that hadn't happened to the degree that you have even paid attention.

For the few that thought they may have noticed a trend, may be they were on to something. According to a Yahoo news article, the Friday May 21st report says that the companies have delivered user data to major online advertising companies such as Google's DoubleClick and Yahoo!'s Right Media, despite explicit pledges to protect such information.

No big deal to most for the online experience must go on. For some - a large contingency - they too will go on, but they may do such without certain online identities. A recent poll disclosed that 60 percent of Facebook users have considered deleting their accounts because of qualms about the site's privacy policy.

A link to the full article: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/20100521/tc_ynews/ynews_tc2189
Posted By: torin ellis
Sunday, May 23rd 2010 at 6:24PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
HBCU Connect Fall Football Promotion
Perspectives: An Open Letter to HBCU Presidents
No Wyclef....now what?
Winning combination: UNCF - Allstate - HBCUConnect!
Death of the American dream (for many)
...I guess you don't watch HBO...
Looking for a Scholarship....build your own?
Are HBCU's producing less qualified black graduates than PWI’s?
Forward This Article Entry!
News Home
Sponsored Content Create an Ad
Follow Us!
Link To Us!
Do you have a website? Link to HBCU Connect!