NEWS - March 02, 2012
by Carol~ - 3/2/12 5:30 AM
False Warning - Facebook Will Soon Require Social Security Numbers When Users Login
Message circulating on Facebook claims that, as an anti-spam measure, users will be required to enter their social security numbers when they login to the network from April 2012.
The claims in the message are false. Facebook will not require users to login with their social security numbers. The claims originate from an article published on a satirical humour website. The article is intended as satire and was never meant to be taken in any way seriously.
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According to a message that is currently circulating rapidly on Facebook, users will be required to enter their social security numbers when logging in to the network from April 2nd, 2012. Supposedly, Facebook is introducing the new procedure as a way of combating the spam attacks on the network. The claims have caused angst and consternation among many Facebook users concerned about their privacy and security.
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