Groups Boycott Facebook Over Involvement in Immigration Reform Movement

Several groups are boycotting Facebook because Facebook’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, has founded an organization called (and located at) FWD.us, the purpose of which is to push for immigration reform. The groups calling for the boycott of Facebook are opposed to the immigration reform measures advocated by Zuckerberg’s group, chief among them being the issuing of more work visas for immigrants with high-tech skills.

Facebook Quietly Turns Off Ability of Users to Hide Their Facebook Profiles From Searches, Says it Has Nothing to Do With New Graph Feature

It has come to the surface that Facebook took away the ability to hide profiles from search results this past December, which is awfully suspicious timing with the subsequent announcement of their new “graph search” feature. With graph search relying on Facebook user profile content for its search results, Facebook needed the extra information from previously private profiles.

Why You Need to Care About Facebook’s New Open Graph Platform with Social Plugins – The Social Graph that Follows You Everywhere

Facebook – the site that changes its interface, services, and values almost as often as we change our underwear (hint: daily), has once again announced a major change that affects all Facebook users – and users of other services – in a major way. This week’s announcement is that Facebook is now sharing it’s new “like” system with partners like Microsoft Fuse Docs, Pandora, and Yelp – and any other site that wants to feature the new Facebook social plugins – creating what Facebook calls a “social graph” or “open graph”. This means that when you “like” something on Facebook, that “like” will follow you around to Pandora, Yelp, and Microsoft Fuse Docs – and vice versa. The good news is that you can opt out of it (and we tell you how).