Skip to comments.If You EVER 'Facebook Stalk' There's An Embarrassing Feature You Need To Be Aware Of
Posted on 01/17/2013 2:27:45 PM PST by SeekAndFind
Some people (not me, of course) use Facebook to look up old flames from time to time.
They (not me, of course) do this not because they are trying to do anything inappropriate.
They (not me, of course) do this merely because they are curious about people who used to play an important role in their lives.
(And to see if these old flames have gained weight/lost their jobs/are dating losers now – I imagine.)
If you are one of these people (I am not) then you should be aware of a new Facebook feature that is potentially very embarrassing.
It is this: Facebook now keeps track of your search histories!
We found about it from HuffPo.
The good news is that the Web page/horror show is only available to you, when you are logged into your computer.
(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...
I just automatically assume all my old flames are currently dating or married to losers, saves a lot of time and effort trying to find them
...the Web page/horror show is only available to you, when you are logged into your computer.
I don’t “Facebook”, but just had to tell you the way you worded this made me laugh!
Nowhere, not even Free Republic, have I used my real name on the inter-tubes. I figured out the danger in that in about 5 minutes.
(Actually, I lie...my bank, PG&E, AT&T etc all have my real name.)
Facebook is probably the only way I’ll get back my copy of Tropic of Capricorn from that girl in the purple dress. Sherry I think her name was. I wonder if she’s still as cute?
One of my exes went looking for (and found) me on Facebook.
I’m pretty sure she’s not looking to rekindle things, given that she no longer prefers men.
Depends. She may be checking to see if you are still male....
In my opinion, let her keep it.
Almost 400 pages of ramblings by a narcissistic telegraph operator...no thanks.
Nah, those NY Public Library fees are really starting to add up!
Recently found out that my first fiance/high school sweetheart was kicked to the curb by the guy she left me for over twenty years ago...
Karma takes its time, but it always seems to get where it needs to be.
That probably depends on two things. How long ago did you lend her the book? And how's your eyesight now?
Bonus diagnostic question: How many beers have you had this afternoon?
Never actually owned, borrowed or read it, thank goodness. :-)
I would imagine any searches would become available if subpoenaed in a lawsuit, as well. Say the searchee was actually stalked and injured/killed in real life. Any searcher would be questioned, at a minimum.
RE: I would imagine any searches would become available if subpoenaed in a lawsuit
So, why use Facebook at all? Life was simple and happy years before this company was born. We lived without it then, we can live without it now.
That is bad news. I like to know people I grew up with. On a grade school and high school website. I should know better.
That I am not too worried about. I get scared to post on political sites. THE GOV is not too worried about past loves and who you slept with. They are more concerned on what you believe.
I am a good candidate for a re-education camp.
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