Privacy is Dead

Clever New Site Republishes Facebook Updates About Drugs, Phone Numbers and Bosses

Mr. Haywood. (Photo: Twitter)

The 18-year-old U.K.-based developer Callum Haywood just pulled the latest prank on Facebook users with leaky privacy settings. pulls public Facebook updates in four categories: people complaining about their jobs,  people talking about being hung over, people talking about drugs, and those who recently changed their phone numbers and didn’t realize they were announcing the new number to the world.

“Just an FYI I forgot to put out there, I’ve got a new Phone Number. For all those interested it’s 0776x010x06. Text me and lemme know who you are so I can add you,” writes one user in a typical update. Read More