Facebook Privacy Infographic

Tue May 11 12:24:24 2010 EST (-0500 GMT)

Matt McKeon has created an excellent “Evolution of Privacy on Facebook” infographic. It’s a great demonstration of how what was a great private place to share information surreptitiously became a tool for selling your information to marketers and disclosing your private information to the entire Internet.

The Evolution of Facebook Privacy on MattMckeon.com


Update: Friday May 14, 2010

It is worth noting that Matt McKeon’s infographic assumes a user has left their privacy settings at the default.  If you go through the 50 settings with more than 170 options you can eventually configure your Facebook privacy to be more like 2006.  The New York Times has their own infographic to explain these settings:

www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/05/12/business/facebook-privacy.html

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