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Facebook has reportedly overhauled its corporate structure in (probably) a sly nod to Google and (more likely) as a strategic move ahead of the company's expected IPO. According to All Things Digital, citing unnamed sources, the dominant social network has slotted its design, product and engineering teams into working more …

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But with "Code fast, break things" as a mantra they will have security lapses...

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IT Angle

Reorganization

Yes but now they can get away with the same mistakes and intentional privacy invasions again, before they refocus, and again be fore they realign and again ...

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umm...

don't really see how this is any kind of "nod" to google's restructuring efforts, or for that matter, why google is even mentioned in this article... they are facebook's archnemesis and all, but really nothing to do with this news snip.

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Wuh??!!??

"Facebook's IPO is on the horizon, so it's hardly surprising to see CEO Mark Zuckerberg sharpen his employees' focus on what are considered to be cornerstones that investors and shareholders expect from public companies: privacy and communication."

See Title

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Big Brother

@"privacy and communication"

@"cornerstones that investors and shareholders expect from public companies: privacy and communication."

You need to translate that from newspeak, then it makes sense, (but only in ways which profit greedy arrogant unsympathetic directors & investors).

i.e. Facebook and Google are both working towards ever more ways to profit from exploiting data on users in ways we once considered our private data and that needs to be communicated to all us Proles in ways they think we will all fall for it.

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"Facebook's IPO is on the horizon, so it's hardly surprising to see CEO Mark Zuckerberg sharpen his employees' focus on what are considered to be cornerstones that investors and shareholders expect from public companies: privacy and communication."

Hmm, I thought they, the investors and shareholders, were only interested in profit and lots of it. Anything else is secondary and is only implemented to support the first priority, profit.

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The only privacy Facebook is interested in ...

Is you not finding out what information they are really collecting about you and what they are doing with it.

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Hell there!

Hello we are here to inform you that facebook has yet again reset your privacy settings!

Yes you are sharing your entire page by default to better support our advertisers........

THe above and if you do nto think like a neocon then they ban your account.

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One thing.

Profit is the motive in EVERY business, everything else is mere details.

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