Facebook had another major announcement this week that set the social mediasphere ablaze! Facebook Messages is their latest messaging innovation, and it has been touted as a Gmail killer and loathed by privacy pundits.
At first glance, Facebook Messages appears to offer some welcome and more robust changes to the current messaging system. Messages will operate as a unified messaging system where users can access all of their messages, chats and texts in one central location. Facebook has a Messages FAQ in their help center: http://www.facebook.com/help/?topic=new_messages if you are interested in more information about the upgrade.
All that glitters is not gold! And this adage is especially true when it comes to Facebook. Several internet security analysts, privacy watch dogs and tech bloggers weighed in on the potential security risks and privacy pitfalls that Messages can pose to both the user and the enterprise. Many of the links featured this week are focused on Facebook Messages, so that you can be fully informed on its features, hazards and limitations.
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