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Facebook Tweaks Third-Party App Login Requests

Facebook on Thursday rolled out changes to the way third-party apps request permissions from users when connecting to Facebook. Now, the app must request separate permission to “read” and use some of your Facebook information, as well as to “write,” or publish your app activity back to Facebook. Previously, the requests were blanket and not separate. Facebook said that users prefer the additional choice, and opt in to more sharing when given such a choice.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus