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Facebook Employees Know Whose Profiles You Look At

Facebook Employees Know Who You Look At
All we can say is wow. Facebook, what were you thinking? Valleywag got a tip that reveals that Facebook employees keep records on the profiles you've looked at. Not only that, but employees at the company can and do look at the data.

According an anonymous source, the ability to find out who is looking at profiles is considered a perk of the job. So, if your friend works at Facebook and you're crushing on him/her, then maybe you should consider NOT camping out on his or profile as a way of satisfying your creepy longing, e-stalker.

What makes the whole thing all the more odd is Facebook's track record of protecting user privacy against outside sources. Cease and desist orders have been sent to sites (including Valleywag) for publishing student profiles. Facebook also, of course, blocks anyone else from seeing who you've been gazing at with love lorn eyes on the social networking site.

Who knows where this ends, but we wonder just who might be able to read private messages? If so, we're mighty disturbed.

From Valleywag

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