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Originally Posted by nardox View Post
1. It will cause a lot more trouble if your account got stolen
2. Facebook already use a large amount of user information for advertisement purpose, and yet they want more power?
3. Great concept, but how about let some other 3rd party non-profit group handle such task?
Sky-net.
post #102 of 126
I think I'll give that a pass, thanks.
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Me: Oh let me see what Joe is doing today
*click*
Visited 3 sites today
Me: Whats this?

reallystrongropes.com
dogsandhorses.com
asiandelight.com



You get the idea
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With the Goldman Sachs injection of cash, it seems that FB is trying to milk as much as they can before the **** hits the fan. Similar to the dot com bubble, to the sub prime bubble, the facebook bubble will burst.

I "deleted" my account 2 years ago and this Christmas I logged in because the current uni i go to needs people to have facebook. Guess what? The account was never deleted and it activated on the spot. Everything I had 2 years ago was there, pics, messages, etc.

Once you open a facebook account, its like your social security number. It stays on forever .
 
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post #105 of 126
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Originally Posted by Sam1990 View Post
It's a pretty cool idea but really stupid at the same time and will never work. Thanks but I don't want to share my whole personal information, friends, pictures, etc. with every single website I visit.

Banking? They're joking right? That has to be the dumbest idea ever.

Not to mention how EASY it would be for hackers to destroy your whole life because of it. Just one stupid email and password and they have literally everything of yours.

No thanks.
Something tells me they could wave a couple bucks at Mark and he'll 'look the other way'.
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because the current uni i go to needs people to have facebook. .

LOLWUT?! What business does a uni have with knowing any student's facebook, let alone REQUIRING one?
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post #106 of 126
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They should totally do this.

We will hold a contest and the first person to crack this system should win a place in the internet hall of hacking/cracking fame. I'm betting it'll take maybe 2 days at most. What do you all think?
That reminds me of the time my brother found a flaw in one of these social sites, i think it was twitter, but might have been facebook. He isnt a hacker or anything, but he found a way to get it to give him phone numbers of people that he couldnt otherwise get, using mobile twitter or facebook or whatever.

He cant hack or code, he knows little about how the sites work, but just by using it came across a privcy flaw.
     
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post #107 of 126
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Something tells me they could wave a couple bucks at Mark and he'll 'look the other way'.


LOLWUT?! What business does a uni have with knowing any student's facebook, let alone REQUIRING one?
With recent developments in England (people stranded and I was one of them) instead of sending e-mails to the whole university, the office posts on the facebook page for everyone to see. Furthermore, they also use twitter for global announcements and mobile phone cell identification to send out vital info to mobile phones on campus.

Bottom line, you need the account to join the corresponding groups in order to make sure you get the info. Also, I am working with the Student's Union and you guessed it, the facebook page is a must!
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blasphemy!
    
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Guerrero thinks thats a dumb idea and so do I.
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post #110 of 126
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Originally Posted by Wishmaker View Post
With recent developments in England (people stranded and I was one of them) instead of sending e-mails to the whole university, the office posts on the facebook page for everyone to see. Furthermore, they also use twitter for global announcements and mobile phone cell identification to send out vital info to mobile phones on campus.

Bottom line, you need the account to join the corresponding groups in order to make sure you get the info. Also, I am working with the Student's Union and you guessed it, the facebook page is a must!
lol thats pretty fail, well atlest they should keep the facebook page public enough for students without accounts(reads refuse) to view the info

i'd be leaving my uni if they ever make facebook mandatory
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