back to article Creepy as hell: Facebook developers get to know you better

Facebook has added APIs for developers to access the home address and mobile numbers of users, so FarmVille can see where, as well as who, you are. Permission to access such data must be given through the usual notification system, but with the vast majority of users simply agreeing with everything they're asked, the new …


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  1. Displacement Activity
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    "Facebook's privacy dashboard can be found *here*"

    Nice idea - might fill in 2 minutes before starting work.

    *click*. FB registration page. Now, what sort of twat would register on FB just to see their privacy dashboard?


  2. Dennis Wilson
    Jobs Horns


    I signed up to facebook under a bogus name a few weeks after they stole the idea. God is going to be mighty pissed of when he starts getting phone calls from Viagra sellers.

  3. Anonymous Coward
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    It may seem daft to us but 650 million users can't be wrong

    Can they?


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