Facebook’s identity lock-in

Freitag, 21. Mai 2010, 22:38:06, Nick Carr’s blog.

“You’re invisible now, you’ve got no secrets to conceal.” -Bob Dylan
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a knack for making statements that are at once sweeping and stupid, but he outdoes himself with this one: You have one identity … Having two identities for yourself is an example of a lack of integrity. This is, at the obvious level, a clever and cynical ploy to recast the debate about Facebook’s ongoing efforts to chip away at its members’ privacy safeguards. Facebook, Zuckerberg implies, isn’t compromising your privacy by selling personal data to corporations; it is making you a better person….
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