Facebook and MySpace sent advertisers code that identified which specific users were clicking on ads, the Wall Street Journal reported today, citing a report at AT&T Labs and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
In some cases, Facebook advertisers were able to view these users' names, ages, hometowns and occupations.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is getting some really bad P.R. over this and other recent privacy blunders.
If you're ready to quit Facebook, you're not alone. Approximately 60% of users are ready to fire Facebook, according to a recent poll by security vendor Sophos. More than 12,000 have signed up to do so on QuitFaceBook.com.
Elinor Mills gives you the skinny on terminating your account.