Facebook has taken down its instant messaging-style system which allows members to chat real-time with each other after claims that the system suffers from a serious security problem.
According to a report by TechCrunch, a security flaw allows your Facebook friends to secretly spy on your private live chats as well as see any pending friend requests that you have made.
In the past Facebook has insisted that privacy is its “highest priority”, but there is growing concern that the site has played fast and loose with the personal information of its 400 million users, encouraging them to share too much private data online and changing privacy settings to be more “open”.
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Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.