October 3, 2011 by Jennifer O'Dell and Denise Brunsdon (IPilogue Editor)
Jennifer O’Dell is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall and Denise Brunsdon is a social media writer and researcher.
In the wake of GooglePlus’ (Google+) strong launch with its much-lauded privacy settings, Facebook recently announced their new contribution to Internet privacy in social networking. For those hoping that these changes signal an important ideological shift toward user-centric rights for a notoriously disrespectful digital empire, you may want to stop holding your breath. Despite intense media coverage during their roll-out, the changes are both theoretically and pragmatically underwhelming.