Sources: All Things D, Forbes
quote: Facebook is a service for connecting with friends
quote: That is exactly what they want you to think. Do some of your own research on what they are doing, you might be surprised.
quote: Facebook is a service for connecting with friends. Who's at fault here -- Facebook or the people that really think a service can be free?
quote: Would it be okay for a homeless shelter to put tethers on the homeless people that come in to use their service because they are offering it for free? Would it be okay for the shelter to administer drug tests simply to collect data on the people coming in for a free meal? Would it be okay for that shelter to administer experimental drugs on the people using their service simply because the individuals are using their service for free? I think the answer to the questions are obvious so why should it be any different for facebook?
quote: So I can sell your kids candy that has rat poison in it and I am not responsible for any harm done to your kids as long as I get you to sign a disclosure.