Facebook changes it’s mind (temporarily)

Well, good to see that the people at facebook got the message that giving access to phone numbers would be a major uncool move, but most likely, it should come back, so it’s not like they did get that message.  They supposedly will rework the warning message.  Now, I am not sure how much people really don’t want to be bothered by telemarketers, but I’d suppose that there are probably many people who definately do not want to be contacted on their mobile phones by debt collection agencies.

 

Suki I writes

Facebook has ‘temporarily disabled’ a controversial feature that allowed developers to access the home address and mobile numbers of users. The social network suspended the feature, introduced on Friday, after only three days. The decision follows feedback from users that the sharing-of-data process wasn’t clearly explained and criticism from security firms that the feature was ripe for abuse.”

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