Freaked out about Facebook privacy? Then break up already
We’ve seen this script so many times already.
A rumor gets started about a Facebook privacy breach. It matters little whether the story turns out to be true because we’re hooked on the stylized drama guaranteed to follow: Before long, all kinds of folks are running around as if their hair’s on fire, screaming about how Mark Zuckerberg is a rat fink who betrayed his oath to protect their online identities. Then old farts like me, who still remember what it was like when our world was not an open book, chime in with thumb-suckers decrying what’s lost in our overshared, increasingly…
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