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Details about Facebook users published

  1. Jul 29, 2010 #1
    Months ago, there was a campaign "Time To Quit Facebook", now this ...

    Personal details of Facebook users have been collected and published online in a downloadable file


    Why did they do it? If you're a Facebook user, will you quit Facebook or change how you use it? And, if you're not a FB user, will you still consider using it?

    Facebook has reportedly compared itself to a phone book, claiming some people join the site in order to be found by others.
    If someone does not want to be found, we also offer a number of controls to enable people not to appear in search on Facebook, in search engines, or share any information with applications," it added.
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  3. Jul 29, 2010 #2


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    All they did was collect information that is already out in public and searchable through google. I don't really get what the fuss is all about.
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