Just spent the evening rather melodramatically deleting every status update, blog import, photo from my Facebook account. Then I emailed every single of my 545 friends before deleting them as well.
It came to light over the weekend that earlier this month, Facebook changed its Terms of Service. I learned of this Sunday night from Sasha Frere Jones on Twitter, with further elucidation from Mashable.
Now it turns out, there is a formal Federal complaint being filed against Facebook this week.
Yesterday, the NY Times online chimed in.
WebTechLaw gave their opinion on the legalities.
And Amanda French crafted a detailed comparison on the various TOS agreements of the biggest social sites.
i'm a white writer. in new york. original, no? i've been blogging since october 2002. this blog picks up in october 2008, when i moved from DC to NY...(and then I moved to Maine in 2012)