-Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg says privacy is no longer a ‘social norm’.

Posted: April 26, 2010 in 2010, Articles
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Facebook announced controversial changes to its privacy settings in December 2009 via its ‘notifications’ tab.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has denounced privacy as a ‘social norm’ of the past as social networking’s popularity continues to grow.

Talking in San Francisco over the weekend at the Crunchie Awards, which recognise technological achievements, the 25 year-old web entrepreneur said: “People have really gotten comfortable not only sharing more information and different kinds, but more openly and with more people.”

He went on to say that privacy was no longer a ‘social norm’ and had just evolved over time:

Telegraph | Jan 11, 2010

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Comments
  1. Aaron says:

    All I see is this:

    [T]he 25 year-old web entrepreneur said: “People have really gotten comfortable in not only letting me make billions of dollars from them and different currencies, but also cutting privacy setting so milking them for all the cash they can make me is easier.”

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