Facebook U-turns on phone and address data sharing

 BBC News

Facebook appears to have U-turned on plans to allow external websites to see users’ addresses and mobile phone numbers.

Security experts pointed out that such a system would be ripe for exploitation from rogue app developers.

The feature has been put on "temporary hold", the social networking firm said in its developers blog.

It said it needed to find a more robust way to make sure users know what information they are handing over.

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