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Facebook 'unintentionally' saved contacts of 1.5 million new users

Richard Lawler
Facebook 'unintentionally' saved contacts of 1.5 million new users

Remember the weird revelation that Facebook was asking some new users for the password to their email account? Tonight Business Insider reports that since May 2016, if users entered their email password then Facebook used it to access their contact list and upload the contents to its servers without asking for permission. "...we found that in some cases people's email contacts were also unintentionally uploaded to Facebook when they created their account.