One of the biggest gripe that users have/had with Facebook was its privacy. Additionally, Facebook privacy has gone through so many iterations over the years, FB users are actually more confused about it. It has been a sticky issue for Facebook for a while, however, it has not stopped facebook from reaching a whooping 800 million users.
Google+ on the other hand made a blockbuster opening, garnering over 50 million users in just less than 3 months – And one of the main reasons was its absolutely simplified privacy. Google+ users exactly knew what they were sharing with whom and who it would be visible to.
So – how does Facebook’s privacy stack up against its younger peer Google+. Here is nifty infographic published by Peer1 hosting that depicts Facebook’s Privacy Vs Google+ Privacy. It makes for an interesting visual.
Facebook Privacy Vs Google+ Privacy
Here are couple of real gems from the Infographic, if you missed them.
- The “Like” button is considered illegal in Germany and carries a fine of upto 50,000 euros!
- Facebook will guess your interests, even if you have provided absolutely no information in your profile, based on interests of your friends!