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Yet another Facebook privacy issue


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#1 Animal

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Posted 17 January 2011 - 07:55 PM

Facebook, just doesn't get it. The get it, I'm referring to, is any sort of thought about privacy issues.

Your home address and phone number are now part of the information dump third-party developers can obtain through Facebook-powered Website logins and applications.


Quote from Facebook Gives Your Home Address to Developers By Ian Paul, PCWorld Jan 17, 2011 8:27 AM

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Posted 18 January 2011 - 07:11 AM

Yeah, I'm gonna join KoobFace REAL SOON...:whistle:

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Posted 18 January 2011 - 06:49 PM

Why anyone would put that type of personal info in any profile is beyond me!
Thats just not smart.
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Posted 18 January 2011 - 07:32 PM

A troubling matter indeed, it seems. I never did like Facebook, really, and avoid using it personally, even if basically everyone I know uses it.

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Posted 18 January 2011 - 09:33 PM

Having watched CNBC's "Facebook Obsession" I must say I'm no longer a fan of facebook. In fact, I closed my account yesterday. Someone posted about a site called spokeo.com which has personal information and anyone can purchase that information about you. It occurred to me that perhaps facebook was providing some of this info. Yes, I know that a lot of the information is public, however, I closed my acct anyway.

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Posted 18 January 2011 - 11:56 PM

And people wonder why I dont give out personal info online and pretty much despise any kind of programs like these. . .

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 08:22 AM

Valianthunter, do you know that after you close the Facebook account, you must NOT go onto the site at all, before two weeks has passed, or your account will automatically re-activate. Some people go on after closing their accounts, just to check it's gone, but it's only really gone after that given period.

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Posted 30 January 2011 - 01:20 PM

As i understand it they no longer provide that info to developers.

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Posted 30 January 2011 - 04:16 PM

This is facebook we are talking about, if they dont give it out this way, they will find another way of doing so.

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