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Facebook legal notice is back – and it still doesn't work

That copyright notice people are sharing on Facebook doesn’t work. Just like it didn’t work before.

What if you could make Facebook follow your terms-and-conditions with a simple legal notice? Lots of people seem to think you can: Legions of users are reportedly clogging up their friends’ Facebook pages with mumbo-jumbo that purports to tell the social network how it may use their content.

It’s a nice idea. But it’s nonsense. The copyright notice doesn’t mean anything and Facebook GOOG -2.79% is still in control – so if you’re tempted to share the notice...


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