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Facebook - New Graph Search and Privacy Considerations

Privacy safeguards are important for all Facebook users with the new Graph search facility

http://facecrooks.com/Internet-Safety-Privacy/How-Will-Graph-Search-Affect-Your-Facebook-Privacy.html

https://www.facebook.com/about/graphsearch/privacy

QUOTE: Facebook introduced “Graph Search” on Tuesday, a new search technology that allows users to search and filter through content that has already been shared by their friends. For instance, if you wanted to know the best deli on a certain block in Manhattan, you could search through your friends’ posts and tags to see if they had ever been there, reviewed it or Liked it. In short, anything you’ve shared on Facebook will become searchable by whoever you allow to see your profile. Of course, this raised a lot of questions about the security and privacy of users’ content. Facebook released the video shown below to help explain how Graph Search would affect user privacy, and they have a full page dedicated to Graph Search and Privacy: