Lobbying group and trade association The Internet Association, which counts Facebook among its members, launched a revamped website aimed at allowing readers to comment on proposed legislation related to the industry.
Warnings about how Facebook and the workplace don’t mix have been commonplace, and leadership development and training experts Fierce became the latest to chime in on the subject, warning that nearly one-third of employees witnessed or know of fellow employees being reprimanded over inappropriate Facebook posts.
It seems like on a weekly basis, Facebook rolls out a new feature that prompts users to accuse the site of playing a 21st-century Big Brother. However, an attorney-turned-tech entrepreneur feels that Facebook is actually one of the better social media sites, in terms of respecting users’ rights. Andrew Nicol recently launched Clickwrapped, a comparison of the terms of service and privacy policies on sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Wikipedia and Twitter. Of the 15 sites Clickwrapped studied, Facebook was ranked fourth.
Facebook released a detailed infographic Tuesday that takes users through the entire process of what happens when content or users are reported to the social network.
Facebook’s latest attempt to combat user confusion over its constantly evolving policies places all of them in one location, as the social network launched its Facebook Terms and Policies Hub, with the tag line, “Everything you need to know, all in one place.”
Facebook appears to be in a back-and-forth with big pharmaceutical companies that do not wish to let users comment on their pages.