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Facebook staff spy on punters

Perk of the job
Fri Nov 09 2007, 08:59

ALTHOUGH the social networking site, Facebook makes a great deal about protecting its punters' privacy, its own staff flout the rules as a perk of the job.

According to online gossip magazine, ValleyWag, Facebook employees check out people they fancy and look at which profiles they have viewed.

In other words Facebook knows if you are obsessed with a workmate or classmate. They could be leaking some juicy gossip to the tabloids about the stars who have an account.

ValleyWag says that it is considered a job perk.

Facebook's privacy policy doesn't say anything about its employees' right to check out your profile for any reason. However a couple of people have been contacted by Facebook staff who wondered why they were looking at their profile.

ValleyWag said it has no idea what else employees can see. They could be looking at your messages, private gifts or anything. µ


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