“The person who’s putting the content on Facebook always owns the information, and that’s why this is such an important thing.”
Mark Zuckerberg — BBC interview 2009
In a 2009 interview with the BBC’s Laura Trevelyan, Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will not share people’s information with other parties. Follow us on twitter: @Intel_Today
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During the interview, the Facebook’s CEO said that his company would not sell users information.
Facebook: “This is their information. They own it”
BBC: “And you won’t sell it?”
FB: “No! Of course not.”
Then, by the end of year 2009, Zuckerberg decided that user information would by default be public, not private as it had been for years…
“Now that it has 350 million people signed up and connected to their friends and family in a way they never have been before – now Facebook decides that the initial, privacy-centric, contract with users is out of date.” [NYT January 2010]
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