YAHOO.COM - If you've been on Facebook this week, you may have seen a status update now making the rounds that purports to explain how to safeguard your privacy on the service. Which sounds great, but for one thing: It's pretty much bogus.
The gist of this chain message is unless you post a disclaimer specifying that you forbid organizations and other people from using your Facebook updates, pictures and comments for -- well, for whatever -- you'll lose rights to your own data. This is supposedly a consequence of the fact that Facebook is now a public company. click here to read more