Frank Groeneveld, Barry Borsboom and Boy van Amstel. They are the creators of PleaseRobMe.com, a website that uses Twitter's search functionality to show location-based messages. Their goal is to raise awareness about the potential risks of location-awareness and over-sharing. The opinions here are theirs only and do not necessarily represent those of CDT.
In the end, it seems as though Facebook is only as private and secure as you make it. Users can set their privacy settings so that no one can find them – not even Mom and Dad. Problems arise when users aren’t aware of these settings and what information about them is available to the public. By taking a few minutes to reexamine your privacy settings, Facebook should be a better site for you to use. At least until you get poked again. Or get that invitation to join Farmville again. Or get that friend request from your boss again…
Twitter was founded in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone, and Evan William. Twitter – 23 million unique visitors per day; 3 million tweets per day