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.
none of his works were worth the paper they were printed on. only had to read part of one (Tropic of Cancer) to know that garbage is still garbage even with a pretty binding
judging by the replies to your post, we now have to use the “</seinfeld>” tag when quoting from the show about nothing...
(not that there’s anything wrong with that)
I pretty much still am. And she’s still pretty much nuts, which is why I left her to begin with.
I have a dummy facebook account for that....
It’s kinda nice having a name that fifty or more others have in every small city I’ve lived in. And someone always says they know me from somewhere.
I read somewhere that divorce lawyers list Facebook as the number one cause of divorce. High School reunions might be second.
According to my daughter I cant...
she was onto me again about dumb FaceAcheBook the other day...
I asked her how it would benefit me, improve my life ???
No qualified, reasonable answer as yet...
Itold her the people that have twitter and facebook spend so much time telling strangers about their every moment they have no time to make moments...
Actually there’s a lot about Facebook I enjoy. I.e., my nephew’s wife had a baby back on 12/20, three nieces had babies last October thru January. In each instance, I not only knew immediately that the baby was born, I saw their pictures! I see pix of great-nieces going to homecoming, kids’ first days of school, etc.,etc. Before FB, I might have gotten a photo or photo-newsletter at Christmas.
I keep my security high and number of ‘friends’ low. Don’t play their games. And never say anything controversial or political. When I want to do that, I come here!
“And never say anything controversial or political. When I want to do that, I come here!”
your right to do so...............but i ALWAYS say stuff that is controversial or political on facebook.
What are they gonna do, cut my hair off and send me to Nam ?
I just don’t think Facebook is the place for political discourse. I don’t want to read others’ opinions nor share mind there. For me, it’s about the kids, kids photos, etc. After the election I ‘unfriended’ a couple who were gloating. Just don’t need that.
Same thing here. Kids, nieces, nephews, cousins and all the rest. Makes it easy to see what they are up to and I can comment if I want. Like you, my friends count is extremely low.
“That rich guy you been seein’
must have put you down.
So, welcome back baby, to the poor side of town”.
I bet that jock that had his eye on that cheerleader who was 5’5” and weighed a bit over 100lbs is now weighing 220 with five kids. Something he might now want to see, conversely the same for the jock - 220 with a bald head.
That is very true! Just about every bad relationship (which, I admit some gave me guilt) I can see where their at now, and the karma is sweet.
I wasn’t her first guy, but I may very well have been her last!
(not that theres anything wrong with that)
I nearly used ArtVandalay as my FR username, but bowed out at the last minute.
LOL so true! :-)
Interesting.... thanks S & F
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