Personal Statement On Facebook And Privacy

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Facebook and Privacy Harsh Patel IT 103 Section 010 October 1st, 2014 "By placing this statement on my webpage, I certify that I have read and understand the GMU Honor Code on http://oai.gmu.edu/the-mason-honor-code/. I am fully aware of the following sections of the Honor Code: Understanding the Honor Code, Understanding the Consequences. In addition, I have received permission from the copyright holder for any copyrighted material that is displayed on my site. This includes quoting extensive amounts of text, any material copied directly from a web page and graphics/pictures that are copyrighted. This project or subject material has not been used in another class by me or any other student. Finally, I certify that this site is not for commercial purposes, which is a violation of the George Mason Responsible Use of Computing (RUC) Policy posted on http://copyright.gmu.edu/?page_id=301 web site." Introduction Today, many people from around the globe use social networking websites such as Facebook. Most people use Facebook to socialize, network, and connect with their friends and family. However, personal information such as name, address, phone number, location, and photos are shown on users’ profiles on a daily basis on Facebook. It’s pretty clear that Facebook helps people connect with each other regardless of physical distance between them; however, there are many legal, ethical, and security concerns that put users’ privacy in jeopardy. Facebook makes it easy
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