Please, Delete Facebook

In the war on privacy and the battle for our attention, we often forget too easily but let's not forget why using Facebook is a bad idea:


2013


Facebook Removing Option To Be Unsearchable By Name - October 10, 2013

Facebook friends could affect your credit score - August 27, 2013

Teen Jailed For Facebook Comment Beaten Up Behind Bars - July 3, 2013

Never Trust Facebook - July 1, 2013

Facebook Android app sends phone number to Facebook servers without consent - June 26, 2013

Facebook Accounts Hijacking SMS-Based Vulnerability - June 26, 2013

Anger mounts after Facebook's 'shadow profiles' leak in bug - June 23, 2013

Facebook Security Bug Exposed Personal Account Information, Emails And Phone Numbers, Six Million Accounts Affected - June 21, 2013

HBGary, Palantir, Prism, Facebook and The Industrial Surveillance Complex - June 23, 2013

Facebook's Former Security Chief Now Works for the NSA - June 20, 2013

Finding Sociopaths on Facebook - June 19, 2013

U.S., British intelligence mining data from nine U.S. Internet companies in broad secret program - June 6, 2013

NSA Prism program taps in to user data of Facebook and others - June 6, 2013

Facebook Silently Removes Ability To Download Your Posts - June 5, 2013

The Facebook experiment has failed - May 26, 2013

Facebook's Android App Can Now Retrieve Data About What Apps You Use - April 14, 2013

Facebook to Match Store Purchases With User Profiles - February 22, 2013

Actual Facebook Graph Searches - January 22, 2013

Facebook sneaks in permission to record audio and take photos with newest android update - January 22, 2013

The Creepy Details of Facebook's New Graph Search - January 18, 2013

People Sharing Horrible Things About Themselves Thanks to Facebook Graph Search - January 15, 2013


2012


Facebook Tries To Silence Blogger To Cover Up User Data Scandal - October 26, 2012

Bulgarian blogger buys data for 1.1 million Facebook users for $5 - October 25, 2012

Facebook confirms it is scanning your private messages for links to increase Like counters - October 4, 2012

iOS 6 can pull someone’s full name and Facebook photo based on a phone number alone - September 27, 2012

8 Facebook privacy flaps - September 25, 2012

Facebook Wants You To Snitch On Friends Not Using Their Real Name - September 21, 2012

Facebook to Roll Out Email, Phone Number Ad Targeting - August 30, 2012

Design Tricks Facebook Uses To Affect Your Privacy Decisions - August 25, 2012

Germany: Facebook must destroy facial recognition database - August 15, 2012

Facebook to shuttle all users to Timeline - August 02, 2012

Company withdrawing from Facebook as analytics show 80% of ad clicks from bots - July 30, 2012

Facebook Scans Chats and Posts For Criminal Activity - July 13, 2012

Facebook changes everyone's listed emails to '@facebook.com' - June 25, 2012

Privacy Lawyers Sell Out Facebook Users for $10 Million - June 21, 2012

Facebook to Let Advertisers Bid on Ads Using Your Browser Data - June 13, 2012

Facebook and many other sites also bypass Internet Explorer privacy controls - February 21, 2012

Over 3 years later, "deleted" Facebook photos are still online - February 05, 2012


2011


How Facebook Plans To Sell Your Timeline to Advertisers - December 23, 2011

Facebook security hole allows viewing of private photos - December 06, 2011

Facebook Settles FTC Charges That It Deceived Consumers By Failing To Keep Privacy Promises - November 29, 2011

The Apologies of Zuckerberg: A Restrospective - November 29, 2011

Facebook finally admits to tracking non-users - November 17, 2011

Facebook tracking is under scrutiny - November 16, 2011

Facebook privacy fuckup reveals who has your number in their phone - October 23, 2011

Facebook files patent to track users - October 01, 2011

Facebook Keeps A History Of Everyone Who Has Ever Poked You, Along With A Lot Of Other Data - September 27, 2011

Facebook Defends Getting Data From Logged-Out Users - September 26, 2011

Logging out of Facebook is not enough - September 25, 2011

The Facebook Timeline is creepy as hell - September 23, 2011

Facebook Privacy: Site Confirms It Tracks You After You Leave - September 22, 2011

Facebook doesn't like privacy countermeasures - September 02, 2011

Facebook: "Anonymity on the Internet has to go away" - August 02, 2011

Facebook changes privacy settings for millions of users - facial recognition is enabled - June 07, 2011


2010


Facebook in Privacy Breach - October 17, 2010

Facebook Downplays Privacy Criticisms Over Groups - October 08, 2010

Facebook CEO Admits To Calling Users 'Dumb Fucks' - September 13, 2010

Report: Facebook caught sharing secret data with advertisers - May 20, 2010

The Evolution of Privacy on Facebook - May 19, 2010

Facebook Grapples With Privacy Issues - May 19, 2010

Facebook's follies: A brief history - May 13, 2010

Facebook Privacy: A Bewildering Tangle of Options - May 12, 2010

Major Facebook security hole lets you view your friends' live chats - May 05, 2010

Report: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Doesn't Believe In Privacy - April 28, 2010

Facebook's Eroding Privacy Policy: A Timeline - April 28, 2010

Facebook Further Reduces Your Control Over Personal Information - April 19, 2010

Facebook Mulls Privacy Changes, Causes More Outrage - March 29, 2010

Facebook Founder Accused of Hacking Into Rivals' Email - March 07, 2010

Facebook's Zuckerberg Says The Age of Privacy is Over - January 09, 2010

Rogue Marketers Can Mine Your Info on Facebook - January 05, 2010


2009


Facebook Privacy Changes Break the Law, Privacy Groups Tell FTC - December 17, 2009

Facebook Loosens Privacy Controls, Sparks a Backlash - December 10, 2009

Facebook Pushes Users to Go Public - December 09, 2009

The Facebook Privacy Fiasco Begins - December 09, 2009

Public Posting Now the Default on Facebook - December 09, 2009

Facebook to end Beacon tracking tool in settlement - September 21, 2009

Facebook Privacy Change Sparks Federal Complaint - February 17, 2009


2008


Facebook Beacon Tracking Program Draws Privacy Lawsuit - August 14, 2008

Canadian Law Clinic Files Privacy Complaint Against Facebook - May 30, 2008

One Friend Facebook Hasn't Made Yet: Privacy Rights - February 18, 2008

How Sticky Is Membership on Facebook? Just Try Breaking Free - February 11, 2008

Facebook Apps: The next privacy scandal - January 23, 2008

Facebook faces privacy questions - January 18, 2008


2007


Facebook CEO Apologizes, Lets Users Turn Off Beacon - December 05, 2007

Facebook Is Always Watching You - December 04, 2007

Facebook's Beacon More Intrusive Than Previously Thought - November 30, 2007

Is Facebook Beacon a Privacy Nightmare? - November 06, 2007

Facebook Source Code Leaked - August 11, 2007


2006


Facebook 'Feeds' Online Privacy Debate - September 08, 2006

Privacy Fears Shock Facebook - September 06, 2006

Inside the Backlash Against Facebook - September 06, 2006