Facebook is temporarily putting the kibosh on a new tweak that gave apps the ability to capture someone's cell number and address.
Pushed through on Friday, the new change expanded on the information already available to third-party app developers based on a user's permissions.
When downloading a Facebook app, people have always been asked if they want to share their name, picture, friends list, and other information. The change threw in an additional request asking to share a person's address and mobile phone number.
Concerns quickly arose that Facebook users might click the option to allow access … Read more