invisible data considered harmful

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** people used them worldwide
** people used them worldwide
** now lang="en" is effectively meaningless/untrustworthy since tons of non-en sites all have it (from abovementioned templates etc.)
** now lang="en" is effectively meaningless/untrustworthy since tons of non-en sites all have it (from abovementioned templates etc.)
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* unintentional privacy violations through EXIF data
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** See [http://privacypatterns.org/patterns/Strip-invisible-metadata privacypatterns.org: Strip invisible metadata]
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** A number of people have unintentionally released their geolocation through its inclusion in EXIF data attached to photographs uploaded to social networking sites like Twitter. Twitter now strip EXIF data and Flickr allow users to remove EXIF data if needed.
== related ==
== related ==

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This article is a stub.

Invisible data or metadata for that matter is undesirable.

See Principles of visibility and human friendliness.

Also known as, "dark data", "meta tags", "side files".

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invisible data considered harmful was last modified: Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

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