Diaspora, the privacy focused Facebook rival released an Alpha version of its core code this week, and is now opening the project up to the developer community. The announcement came with much fanfare and glee, but that was to be short lived. Shortly after the code release, privacy and security pundits chimed in with their opinions. It appears, that Diaspora, much like Facebook is also plagued with security issues and privacy short comings. You can read more about it here: Facebook Competitor Diaspora Hit With Security Criticisms.
Of course there were several articles relating to privacy, safety and security issues regarding Facebook. Follow the links below to read more about them:
Scams of the Week
A week without Facebook Scams would be social media Nirvana indeed, but that isn’t likely to occur any time soon. Some of the top Facebook scams we followed this week are:
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