All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Statement of Rights and Responsibilities’

Cosplay Facebook Accounts Are Apparently Disappearing Left and Right

If you run a personal Facebook page with the word “cosplay” in it, there’s a good chance your account has been suspended or may be suspended in the near future. Cosplayers who operate Facebook accounts under their given cosplay name for their characters are reporting the sudden removal of their profiles. The mass takedown was first reported by nerd lifestyle …

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You’re Soon Going To Be Able To Opt Out Of Facebook’s Sponsored Stories

Earlier this week, we told you that Facebook had settled a lawsuit centered around their Sponsored Stories with a $10 million cy-pres settlement which would have the money go to charity. The class-action case was brought by five plaintiffs from California who claimed that the Sponsored Stories violated state law by publicizing user data without compensation. They also contested Facebook’s …

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Facebook Adopts Updated Policies After Minimal Voter Turnout

After a flood of comments orchestrated by a privacy group triggered a vote on Facebook’s proposed policy changes, the company opened up their second-ever Site Governance Vote with little fanfare on June 1st. The vote, which lasted only one week, saw 342,632 users participate. If you do your math, you’ll find that comes out to a whopping .038% of Facebook’s …

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Reminder: Facebook’s Site Governance Vote Closes Soon

A week ago, Facebook opened up its second-ever Site Governance Vote, which lets users vote on proposed changes to two of their documents – the Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, and the Data Use Policy. The changes, as they stand, are the results of original alterations made by Facebook as well as additional tweaks due to user feedback given during …

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Facebook Opens Up Voting On Proposed Policy Changes

Now that the period to comment and give your feedback on Facebook’s proposed policy changes has ended, the time has come to vote on them. Today, Facebook’s VP of Communications, Public Policy and Marketing Elliot Schrage announced the opening of the second-ever Governance Vote for the site. Back it March, Facebook posted new versions of their Statement of Rights and …

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Facebook Revises Rights and Responsibilities Policy

After opening up the “Statement of Rights and Responsibilities (SRR)” portion of their terms of service to comments, Facebook has instituted some changes in an effort to address various privacy concerns. Naturally, The Joy of Tech had the entire Facebook/privacy back-and-forth nailed back in 2008: As indicated, user feedback resulted in Facebook’s SRR alterations, something they openly acknowledged: Based on …

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