Facebook security help!!

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doppio
Facebook security help!!

 Here's the question:  If I log into my Facebook page on someone else's Blackberry, will their contacts automatically be synced to my Facebook contact list?  My ex boyfriend's contact list appears in my Facebook contact list.  I used his phone one time to check my Facebook and I made sure I was logged out when done.  I have never synced my own cell phone to Facebook and he's never had access to my computer or passwords.  Any ideas how his stuff is in there and is my Facebook secure???  HELP!!

   

   

hubby
Re: Facebook security help!!

I don't have a BlackBerry so I can't answer for sure - but, someone just posted this on my wall the other day, so it looks like Facebook MIGHT actually be automatically sucking in all contacts:

WARNING - ALL THE PHONE NUMBERS of your contacts are now on FACEBOOK! go to the top right of the screen, click ACCOUNT, click EDIT FRIENDS, left side of screen and click CONTACTS. you will see ALL numbers from your phone (Facebook friends or not) are published that you have stored in your cell phone.
TO REMOVE, go to the right column, click on "this page." please repost so your friends can remove their numbers and prevent abuse (spam text) if they do not want them published!

It seems more and more, that to keep your Facebook "secure" is to not use it!

MissEvergreen
Re: Facebook security help!!

It's true. Facebook has been doing this via my Android app for a while. I'm running the process to revoke access and remove the contacts as described in your quote now. The link to the page I'm now on is www.facebook.com/contact_importer/remove_uploads.php and the message says:

Remove Imported Contacts

Your request is being processed and you'll be notified as soon as it's complete. Depending on the size of your contact list, this may take a few minutes. Thanks for your patience!

MissEvergreen
Re: Facebook security help!!

I never got a confirmation as a facebook notification or as an email, but I did verify via another tab that the contacts that were phone-only (people in my phone that I do not have as a friend on facebook) were no longer listed on the Contact List after about 5 minutes.

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