NPR Marketplace Tech Report Asks About Facebook Groups

by Ryan Singel on October 18, 2010

American Public Media’s Marketplace Tech Report looked into Facebook groups and the controversy over letting your friends auto-add you to a group, without you having to confirm it, in this October 13, 2010 report.

Despite the high-profile gaffe of someone adding Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to the NAMBLA group, I explain why Facebook isn’t likely to move to requiring confirmations and why Groups is a very smart decision for the company.

Marketplace Tech Report from October 13, 2010 mp3.

Photo: Mark Zuckerberg speaking at Startup School in 2009. Credit: Mathieu Thouvenin/Flickr Creative Commons licensed.

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