"Most of the time I don't want all of my friends knowing exactly where I am at every moment and exactly what I'm doing,” Chris Hughes told a business meeting in Montreal. That admission may come as a surprise to privacy advocates who have attacked the social networking site for how it handles the personal information of its users.
Recently critics have accused Facebook of continuing to track users' browsing habits after they have logged out of the site. Mr. Hughes did not address the criticism directly in his speech.
But he did argue that social media shouldn't replace old-fashioned human contact.
“I want to continue to live in a world where people can get through a meal without looking at a phone,” he said.
Mary Robinson, the first woman President of Ireland (1990-1997) and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002), has spent most of her life as a human rights advocate. She was educated at the University of Dublin (Trinity College)read more
Having already made his feelings perfectly clear about the revelations of NSA and GCHQ internet surveillance, inventor of the World Wide Web Sir Tim Berners-Lee is calling for an international protection system for whistleblowers. In an interview with thread more
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