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Facebook admits it does track non-users, for their own good

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Re: RE: As a never-signed up non member....

You've managed to point out *exactly* how easy it is to uniquely and accurately track him!

They have his circle of friends *and* they also have his real name. I don't know about you, but I don't have two friends with the same name. Similarly, I don't have two friends with the same name *and* the same face*.

Facial recognition is getting better and better, so if you were to supply facebook with a photo and the account names of a small selection of friends, I'm sure Facebook could do a *very* reasonable job of walking their social graph and pulling up every photo and post which references you.

* What kind of monstrous parents would have identical twins and name them identically?

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