Social Media buttons

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  1. Dan 55 Silver badge

    Social Media buttons

    When a story about Facebook inevitably appears, one of the comments is usually "why does El Reg have social media buttons, if they read their own stories they must know that social media companies are evil incarnate" like this one here.

    Perhaps El Reg could lead by example and put a 'privacy switch' next to the buttons? E.g. there's an open source project here which generates the code for you (although it states you should not host remotely but copy the scripts to your own site). If you want to see how it works you can check Bruce Schneier's blog.

  2. cyberdemon Silver badge

    What buttons?

    I don't see any..

    What, you mean your browser runs arbitrary Javascript from untrusted sources? You should fix that.

    1. Dan 55 Silver badge

      Re: What buttons?

      Fixing slurpage with Chrome (or even Chromium which also talks to the mothership), that's funny.

      But I'm thinking of the people who have a locked down PC and are obliged to use Internet Explorer at work.

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