Will Facebook Timeline Fail? Only One In Twelve Users Like It


 
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Only one in twelve Facebook users is in favor of the company's Timeline feature, shortly to become compulsory for all.
In a survey of 4,000 users carried out by security firm Sophos, fewer than eight percent said they liked it, with another 8.4 percent saying they thought they'd get used to it.
But more than half - 51.3 percent - said the prospect worried them, and 32.4 percent said they didn't know why they were still using the service.
The Timeline format replaces the existing Profile and Wall. It makes visible every status update and photograph from the past, and is easily searchable - making it a nightmare for those that thought their old indiscretions were effectively invisible.
While it's possible to go through the Timeline and laboriously remove the posts users would like to see lost to the world, there's nothing you can do about friends' old posts.
And, says Sophos' Graham Cluley, there are worrying security implications.
"Facebook is encouraging users to enter even more personal details about themselves and their life experiences, and making it simpler for others to view the information," he says.
"But might this not also make it even easier for identity thieves to put together a profile about an individual, discover the name of their first pet, and so forth? That's all information which could be put to a nefarious use."
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SOURCE: TG Daily
Emma Woollacott

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Comment by Prince Malachi The First on January 31, 2012 at 12:01am

To be real, I'm not a big fan of that format. Shalom.

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