Facebook Asking for Email Passwords?
Saw this go by on micro.blog:
Daring Fireball: Facebook Demanding Some New Users' Email Passwords cleverdevil.io
Follow the link chain to Daring Fireball through to the Daily Beast for the sordid details.
From the Daily Beast article, we see just how little though goes into Facebook's desire to "move fast and break things." They truly are incapable of learning from their (very many, very egregious) mistakes:
In a statement emailed to The Daily Beast after this story published, Facebook reiterated its claim it doesn’t store the email passwords. But the company also announced it will end the practice altogether.
"We understand the password verification option isn’t the best way to go about this, so we are going to stop offering it," Facebook wrote.
Gruber summarizes it best:
They're just fucking with us now.
banner photo taken from Daily Beast post, tagged as from Bloomberg via Getty