Opinion

Creepy Chrome extension pinpoints Facebook user locations

A new Chrome browser extension lets your Facebook friends pinpoint your location within a few feet. Thankfully, it's easy to block, but the extension is a reminder of the growing privacy threat associated with sharing personal information online.
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San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in CIO.com and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.