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Are we 'dumb' for trusting Facebook?

Business Insider is reporting that when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was 19 and started the site at Harvard, he sent the following IM convo to a friend:

Zuck Zuckerberg: Yeah so if you ever need info about anyone at Harvard

Zuckerberg: Just ask.

Zuckerberg: I have over 4,000 emails, pictures, addresses, SNS

[Redacted Friend's Name]: What? How'd you manage that one?

Zuckerberg: People just submitted it.

Zuckerberg: I don't know why.

Zuckerberg: They "trust me"

Zuckerberg: Dumb fucks.

If we assume this information is true, should we care? On one hand, he was 19 when he wrote it and probably just saying it in jest. But it sure doesn't help recent feelings swelling up about Facebook's privacy changes.

Have the changes in Facebook's tools and settings making you rethink how you use Facebook? Or is it not that big of a deal for you?


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