FourSquare to show full names and share more data with businesses

FourSquare is making changes to its privacy policy - and, unlike, say Instagram, has actually made them simple to understand. From January 28, users' full names will be displayed, and businesses given more customer data by default.

LinkedIn may be using your photo for adverts

Following a recent - and very quiet - update to its privacy policy, LinkedIn has started using members' names and photos in advertisements by default.

Researcher 'leaks' 100 million Facebook IDs

Shock, horror: loads of publicly-available data has been, er, leaked to the public on BitTorrent.