Anger mounts after Facebook's 'shadow profiles' leak in bug

by Volker Weber

Facebook said Friday it fixed a bug that exposed contact info for over six million accounts. The admission revealed its 'shadow profile' data collection activities, and users are furious.

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Program or be programmed.

Bruce Elgort, 2013-06-24 00:18

If you're not paying for the production, YOU ARE the product.

Craig Wiseman, 2013-06-24 14:56

While I agree with Craig's point, I do want to point out that quite frequently even if you do pay for it, you are the product. There seems little that stops companies from dealing in you as a commodity, whether you are paying them or not.

Ben Langhinrichs, 2013-06-24 21:16

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