The new, compulsory feature being rolled out by the world's largest social network remains a point of concern for a vast majority of its users.
A survey from the anti-virus and malware company Webroot found that least 88 percent of consumers say they're concerned about the privacy of their information on their Facebook profile as a result of their accounts being changed over to the new Timeline feature, according to a report from ZD Net
. Those who said they were concerned about it said that their biggest issue with Timeline is that it was a mandatory switch.
However, close to half of those who expressed these concerns also did nothing to alter their profiles once they were automatically switched over, the report said. Another one-third changed their privacy settings to adjust who could see at least one of their activities, and another 17 percent manually deleted updates, images and other content.Eduard Goodman
, chief privacy officer for Identity Theft
911, writes regularly about the concerns social network users face when putting their personal information online.
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