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SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Facebook’s evolution from online club house to Internet powerhouse is raising fears that the social network is trading privacy for profit.
The California company’s recent move to become omnipresent with software “plug-ins” that let people’s online communities follow them to any website is the latest iteration to raise hackles of privacy advocates.
When Facebook users visit websites with “open graph” plug-ins, on-screen windows show which friends from the social network have gone to those pages and what they had to say about them.
While Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg touted the change as part of an inevitable shift to personalized and social online experiences some see it as creepy.
“The Web is at a really important turning point right now,” Zuckerberg said while announcing the revamped platform at an f8 developers conference in San Francisco on April 21.