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Real-Time Serendipity vs. Privacy

Real-Time Serendipity vs. Privacy

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  • Now in beta, Timelines enables users to tell their life stories by featuring their activities and social apps, including Spotify, Hulu, Netflix, and a slew of other third party entertainment and lifestyle applications.

    Now every time you read an online news article or listen to or view other authorized pieces of content, they’re automatically shared with your friends.

  • The downside is that now every time you read an online news article or listen to or view other authorized pieces of content, they’re automatically shared with your friends.

    Here’s some Twitter discussion on the positives of Facebook’s newest social sharing feature.

  • Is some privacy worth giving up for these features?

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