Ask.com Unveils Search Privacy Tool: Users Control Their Search Data – Ask.com has been making smart moves, for the most part. Being in fourth place, the onus is on them to differentiate themselves and take risks.
Privacy specifically, I think has, just in the last few months, finally hit mainstream consciousness. More and more “normal” are telling me about their online privacy fears.
In a related vein, Facebook really screwed up, and I’m not sure they’re done screwing up. I praised them a lot in some recent blog posts… it never occurred to me that they could have possibly not learned any lessons from when they released newsfeeds and minifeeds.