Friday 5 for 5/21/10

by Ron on May 21, 2010

Image by Chris JL via Flickr

Welcome back to another Friday 5. We’ve seen FourSquare mature a bit this week and Facebook continue to take hits. A group of NYU students took direct aim at the social media giant by trying to establish an open source social media platform that actually respects your privacy and security. Imagine that. As though, they needed more fuel for their trek, Mashable reported this morning that Facebook and others were caught selling user data (actual user data) to advertising platforms.

With all that as a social media backdrop, let’s take a look this week’s five links in social media:

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