New site tells what you -- and everyone else -- is doing
Among the examples shared on the new "We Know What You're Doing" website:
I'm obtaining so mad correct now I hate my boss Jay I hope he dies greater yet I feel like killin him if you in a poor mood do not take it out on everybody at the job
In no way been so hungover. :(
God is peace and love# God smoke cannabis!!! :o
And it's not just what's becoming said, it's who's saying it. That is correct: "Your name here," basically, specifically if you have not set stronger privacy controls on who sees your information. Your name and photo — if you have one posted publicly — could show up on We Know What You're Carrying out.
We Know What You are Doing also was sharing new phone numbers that social network customers publicly posted for anyone to see. But site creator Callum Haywood, who lives in Nottingham, England, told msnbc.com in an e-mail interview Tuesday that "just earlier today I started to censor people's telephone numbers, so they were not directly visible."
What, you did not think your remarks about your boss, your drinking, your drugging, had been public? Then this site — and the warning it gives — is for you, a wakeup call that should catapult you into action, into reviewing your Facebook settings.
And it's not the first time a site like this has popped up.
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A new website "experiment," WeKnowWhatYoureDoing.com, seeks to teach people why Facebook privacy settings matter. For all the uproar you hear in the tech press about online privacy, it's remarkable how many people violate their own privacies on a regular basis. And now a new website called " We Know What You're Doing " seeks to expose just how...
CLEVELAND, OHIO - That nasty Facebook post you wrote about your boss, or the one about your killer hangover, may be on a new website for the world to see. An 18-year-old has created a website called "We know what you are doing..." which takes public posts from other social media sites about bosses, hangovers, drugs and phone numbers and lists...
( via technolog.msnbc.msn.com )