Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Another Facebook Privacy Concern

TechNewsWorld reports another 'P' bomb by Facebook with the latest privacy change allowing it to "make a user's address and mobile phone number accessible as part of the User Graph object. That means that users' addresses and mobile numbers are now available to third party developers of such apps as, say, FarmVille."

While Facebook acknowledges the sensitive nature of the data in their blog post on the announcement, to counter concerns it has created a special opt-in permission requirement for the phone number and address to be made accessible to the developer.

Read the full article on TechNewsWorld.

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