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New York Times Says Google+ Beats Facebook for Privacy
Posted By Minda Zetlin On July 25, 2011 @ 11:27 am In Blogging and Social Media,E-Commerce,Internet and Online Business | No Comments
Do social network users care about privacy? Yes, according to New York Times writer Nick Bilton, who recently praised Google+  not only because it allows you to choose who you share posts with, but because the default is to share with no one, so users must consciously choose to share what they say.
What does Mark Zuckerberg have to say? We don’t know, but we do know what he said  at a tech conference this past May: that users really don’t care that much about privacy. Though new features often bring on a “backlash,” he said, pretty soon users get over their concerns and think, “How can there be Facebook without this?”
Zuck is counting on a well-known Facebook phenom: Users gripe when a new feature is launched, but ultimately they stay put and stay engaged with the site. Of course, before Google+ launched recently, they didn’t really have anywhere else to go.
Read more at ZDNet .
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 recently praised Google+: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/google/a-facebook-warning-call-nyt-says-google-gets-privacy-right/3138?tag=nl.e550
 what he said: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/facebook/mark-zuckerberg-facebook-users-eventually-get-over-privacy-anxiety/1534?tag=mantle_skin;content
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