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Facebook accused of tracking users even after they delete accounts

Yet again, Facebook finds itself accused of installing cookies to follow its users - even after they've cut their ties with the social network.

Opinion: Unthink, Occupy Wall Street and the coming age of the anti-Facebook

While angry protesters seethe on Wall Street, the new social network Unthink picks up the same anti-corporate cry online. Will it stand up to behemoths like Google+ and Facebook, or wither amid consumer indifference?
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Is Facebook creating ‘shadow profiles’ for non-members?

A privacy watchdog group accuses Facebook of preemptively adding to its 800 million users.

Introducing Singly: Take back the power over your Web data

Singly wants to harness your information -- and give it to you and only you.
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Take This Lollipop makes Facebook stalking personal – and horrifying

Check out this short film that stars your Facebook profile and an incredibly disturbing cyber-stalker.
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Facebook sued for allegedly violating US wiretap law

Facebook has been hit with a new lawsuit that claims major violations of privacy through the use of a cookie that allegedly tracked users' activities after they logged out of the social network.
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Privacy groups and Congress want Facebook investigated for ‘super cookies’

Groups are lobbying for another Facebook investigation regarding privacy practices.
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Warning: Facebook Lists aren’t as private as you think

Facebook's new Lists feature might organize the site better but they have the potential to embarrass and overwhelm you.
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Facebook taking on Google+ Circles, introducing ‘Smart Lists’

Take that Google+: Facebook has begun rolling out its answer to Google Circles with a new focus on its Friend Lists feature, included an auto-intelligent grouping tool.
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Facebook sued by father over ‘explicit’ photos of 12-year-old daughter

A Northern Ireland man has sued Facebook because his 12-year-old daughter was able to post "sexually explicit" photos to the social networking site. Is Facebook at fault?
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Facebook finally overhauls its privacy, sharing, and tagging systems

After mounting concerns over its privacy features and some pressure from new competitor Google+, Facebook is making some very noticeable changes to its site.

Facebook phone contact list isn’t new – but here’s how you can remove it

Don't let that News Feed post making the rounds scare you: The contact list has nothing to go with Messenger and it's easy to wipe out. Calm down.