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Selling You on Facebook



Selling You on Facebook

–Many popular Facebook apps are obtaining sensitive information about users—and users’ friends—so don’t be surprised if details about your religious, political and even sexual preferences start popping up in unexpected places.


By Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, Shayndi Raice and Courtney Schley, WSJ, 8 April 2012



April 9, 2012 Posted by | apps, FaceBook, Helen Nissenbaum [privacy researcher], personal data, personal data economy, Privacy Bill of Rights, social media, social networks | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NETWORK THEORY ♦ Mark Granovetter ♦ The Strength of Weak Ties ♦ [1973]



The Strength of Weak Ties


Mark Granovetter’s Stanford University profile


wiki: Mark S. Granovetter


American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 8, Issue 6 (May, 1973), 1360-1380


wiki: interpersonal ties


wiki: social networks



September 7, 2011 Posted by | interpersonal ties, Mark S. Granovetter, network theory | , , , , | Leave a comment