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 May 3, 2010  Posted by  Online

Facebook’s evolution from online club house to Internet powerhouse is raising fears that the social network is trading privacy for profit.

The California company’s recent move to become omnipresent with software “plug-ins” that let people’s online communities follow them to any website is the latest iteration to raise hackles of privacy advocates.

When Facebook users visit websites with “open graph” plug-ins, on-screen windows show which friends from the social network have gone to those pages and what they had to say about them.

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