Intel's Museum of Me Reminds Us Why We Shouldn't Use Facebook

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Ever wonder what a museum in your honor would look like if it used your Facebook profile as the basis for all the exhibits?

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You may not have dreamed up such a wild idea, but Intel surely did. The Museum of Me compiles all your Facebook information and creates a three-minute long expose about you. Yes, it's a shameless promotion for Intel's Core i5 processors, but seeing your information online as a museum is unnerving, yet fascinating. If you are a Facebook user, you must check it out. [Intel]

DISCUSSION

MichaelScrip
Michael Scrip

Is there any way to watch this without Facebook Connect?

I don't have a problem with using Facebook for my friends and family... but I'd prefer if corporations didn't want all of this:

IntelĀ® The Museum of Me is requesting permission to do the following:

Access my basic information

Includes name, profile picture, gender, networks, user ID, list of friends, and any other information I've shared with everyone.

Post to my Wall

IntelĀ® The Museum of Me may post status messages, notes, photos, and videos to my Wall

Access posts in my News Feed

Access my profile information

Likes, Music, TV, Movies, Books, Quotes, Activities, Interests, Hometown and Current City

Access my photos and videos

Photos Uploaded by Me, Videos Uploaded by Me and Photos and Videos of Me

Access my friends' information

Likes, Music, TV, Movies, Books, Quotes, Activities, Interests, Photos, Videos and Photos and Videos of Them