Facebook makes its users information public by default, enabling thrid-party websites gather information on Facebook users. Some that information can be used against Facebook subscribers in an effort to sell them products and services or other nefarious acts. The New York Times published an article on May 13 reporting the criticism Facebook has recieved from users, government officials and privacy group.
Yesterday suggested to our readers who use Facebook to take their information into their own hands and scan their Facebook profile privacy setting using (The Reclaim Privacy site is no longer up and runnning, the address at https://www.reclaimprivacy.org” no longer works.) Reclaim Privacy, a web application that will tell you where you are most vulnerable.