Facebook Stealing Contacts and Data from iPhones

Facebook Stealing Contacts and Data from iPhones

Opps Facebook is stealing contacts & data from your iPhone.. Everyone using the famous iPhone Facebook app via its syncing feature might be sharing its contacts & data etc. User don't read disclaimers at accept everything, whereas Facebook is quietly stealing everything from you iPhone. If you don't believe then check this list of numbers aggregated by Facebook.

The “Contact Sync” feature synchronises your Facebook profile photos with that of your own from your iPhone. However it also copies unrelated names and numbers from your phone and uploads them to your profile for everyone to see. The Guardian reported, “The implications are huge, and extremely worrying. All it takes is for some one’s Facebook account to be hacked and lots of personal details are revealed.

Facebook said that you can remove your contacts but there is no clear answer if your contact added by another unsuspecting user will also be removed – “If you would like to remove your mobile contacts from Facebook, you need to disable the feature on your mobile phone and visit this page.”

Experts believes that Facebook don't explain what they are doing with privacy. People thing they are just sync photo, but Facebook is being quite thief. guardian]Read more about this issue here[/url]