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Facebook Investigating Email Synching Problem (PC Magazine)
Facebook said Monday that it was investigating reports that its recent @Facebook.com email change altered email addresses within a user’s contact list. At issue is a recent update that switched the email address listed by Facebook users on their Timelines to an @Facebook.com address by default. ars technica
The change’s consequences have now carried over to any users who allow Facebook to sync contact info from their friends’ accounts. For many users, friends’ real email addresses have been replaced with @facebook.com ones. As a result, users have been sending emails to their friends’ Facebook inboxes. The Verge It’s unlikely that the company will undo its actions to hide all of your email addresses by default, so everyone will need to unhide email addresses manually. To unhide your email addresses, click “About” underneath your profile picture, then click “Edit” in the Contact Info box. From there, click the drop-down menu next to an email address to edit its visibility. MSNBC.com/Technolog Developers who installed beta iOS 6 to test on iPhones and iPads are most likely to experience the contact problems, but that’s what beta testing is all about — dealing with bugs. Apple and Facebook will likely fix this and many other problems by the time iOS 6 is released — probably this fall. Mashable Facebook said it is working to fix the glitch: “We are in the process of fixing this issue and it will be resolved soon,” the spokesman said. “After that, those specific devices should pull the correct addresses.” AllFacebook Facebook’s first earnings call as a publicly traded company will be held Thursday, July 26, at 5 p.m., according to an entry on the Facebook Investor Relations events list, which provided no other details. VentureBeat The law may not recognize them, but in the eyes of Facebook, all marriages are equally worthy of a status update. Shortly after Facebook’s co-founder Chris Hughes posted news of his marriage to longtime partner, Sean Eldridge, the social networking giant released new marriage icons for same-sex couples. continued…
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