Link Roundup on Facebook, SocialAds, and Privacy

Facebook recently announced Facebook Ads, an attempt to monetize the vast amount of user information that flows through the social networking site (something I warned about previously). Facebook Ads has three main components: Social Ads: Allows marketers to target ads…

Yale ISP: Symposium on Reputation Economies in Cyberspace

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School is proud to present Reputation Economies in Cyberspace. The symposium will be held on December 8, 2007 at Yale Law School in New Haven , CT. This event will bring together representatives…

41% of Facebook Users Share Personal Information with a Frog

You can file this in the "altogether not that surprising" category: The IT security firm Sophos has conducted a little experiment to see how easily it might be to obtain personal information from Facebook users. They created a fabricated Facebook…

Social Network Migration, Aggregation, and SocialStream

There's been an interesting thread on the AoIR mailing list lately about the possibilities of social network migration and aggregation. One list member longed for aggregation: I wonder if we would see a sort of a social network aggregator developed…