More Facebook Privacy Concerns Suface

More Facebook Privacy Concerns Suface

Facebook has been in the crosshairs of privacy advocates for quite some time. Now yet another scandal has been brought to light. Researchers have determined the social network’s software does not allow users to opt out of its phone number lookup feature. Facebook requires users to add a phone number in an effort to do strong authentication. Now, they have admitted it was done for marketing purposes and in the process they’ve opened up a huge security flaw that allows anyone to look up your private information. Oh Facebook!

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