One of things that Facebook wants to do is to make it possible for them to share your information automatically with “pre-approved” websites. That would mean that if you’re logged into Facebook and then visit a third party website, that site will be able to access the following:
- your name
- your profile picture
- your gender
- your friends and connections
- your userid
- any content shared using the “Everyone” privacy setting
In other words, you might visit a website and discover that it already knows who you are, your date of birth, where you live, who your friends are. All, without ever having given the site…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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