Google's new policies include more than just privacy. According to research, your online health is more accurately defended with added measures of association between its accounts.
Google researcher, Jessica Staddon, maintains that by portraying a more accurate and complete profile within social media and other search stats, we are "enabling better self-representation and thus more privacy-aware sharing."
Google research documents that the "evidence compatible with the conjecture that social annotations in search support privacy," will be presented next month at the 2012 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative, the 2012 CSCW.
The research paper, entitled "Vanity or Privacy? Social Media as a Facilitator of Privacy and Trust" supports Google's decision to modify and truncate its privacy policies, and to associate relative information for participants of its services, including the automatic established authorization of Google+ accounts for users of other of Google's services.
The consolidation of Google user service accounts creates a very specific depiction of the "Googled," as it were, which not only rivals Facebook, but may enhance certain security measures over Facebook, since Google is a wide open interface, and Facebook is seemingly confined.
With its stated data policy, Facebook requires its users to participate beyond more specific secure use, since Facebook inherits information which may be used, but may not, such as:Continued on the next page