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Old 06-25-2012, 04:54 PM   #1
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Facebook heads up

If you have a Facebook account, Facebook has given you an email address in the approximate format: 123456@facebook.com.

Today, they made that the default email address shown in your profile, if you show an email address in your profile, for everyone.

More info here:
Facebook Changed Everyone's Email to @Facebook.com; Here's How to Fix It

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Old 06-25-2012, 05:18 PM   #2
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If you have a Facebook account, Facebook has given you an email address in the approximate format: 123456@facebook.com.

Today, they made that the default email address shown in your profile, if you show an email address in your profile, for everyone.

More info here:
Facebook Changed Everyone's Email to @Facebook.com; Here's How to Fix It
Oh fer Pete's sake. Why would they do that?

Thanks for the heads-up, TL.
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Old 06-25-2012, 05:23 PM   #3
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Oh fer Pete's sake. Why would they do that?

Thanks for the heads-up, TL.
I have no idea. Make themselves feel more important?

I'm trying to get everyone to switch to Google+. I am so annoyed with FB and being their product.
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Now is that going to make my ex's that much easier to find me? I hope not.
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Old 06-25-2012, 05:26 PM   #5
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Now is that going to make my ex's that much easier to find me? I hope not.
It shouldn't. But, if you don't want to give your email address to the world, be sure to limit who can see it.
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Old 06-25-2012, 05:26 PM   #6
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I have no idea. Make themselves feel more important?

I'm trying to get everyone to switch to Google+. I am so annoyed with FB and being their product.
TL, I am on Google+, haven't used it much but am there if you want to find me!
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Old 06-25-2012, 05:29 PM   #7
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If you have a Facebook account, Facebook has given you an email address in the approximate format: 123456@facebook.com.

Today, they made that the default email address shown in your profile, if you show an email address in your profile, for everyone.

More info here:
Facebook Changed Everyone's Email to @Facebook.com; Here's How to Fix It
If they show that address and you don't use it - don't access it or put it into your Outlook or other mail program, you shouldn't have to worry about people contacting you through it. The only thing it might do is bring them to your facebook page, but if you have tight security on that they still won't get any information. I have the same "ex" problem as you, roadfix!
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Old 06-25-2012, 09:29 PM   #8
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facebook's goal is to be 'everything to everyone" online. that is that when you launch a browser, all you need to do is log in to facebook to get everything you need: info, video streaming, music, shopping, social(ism) networking, and so on.

all of your eggs in one nicely controlled basket.

it's as anti-american as you can get. zuckerbag should be ashamed of himself. i guess harvard doesn't teach american history, morality or business ethics.
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Facebook wants to be Facebook-everything. If they had their way our forum would be Facebook.com/DiscussCooking ... You wouldn't be able to join this forum without a F'booked account.

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I got rid of FB.
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