Or, How to Rewrite Your Facebook History and Take Control of Your Data
You’ve probably just gotten used to Facebook Timeline and abandoned your “Give us back the old Facebook” page, but Zuckerberg’s gone and moved your cheese again. GraphSearch, is the newest new Facebook; it integrates search and social – and invades your privacy – as never before.
If you’re like most users of the site, you’ve been through enough versions of “the new Facebook” that you’ve become immune to the hype surrounding an announcement that a new and improved Facebook is on the horizon. The frequency of upgrades and staggering of the rollouts makes it hard to know when you’ve been upgraded. Add to that the fact that Facebook doesn’t do version numbers like most software (i.e. there’s no “Facebook 5.1.4” floating in the corner of your screen), and many users don’t even know if they’re on “the new Facebook” or “the old Facebook.” Continue reading