1. Facebook won’t let you opt out of its phone number ‘look up’ setting

Users are complaining that the phone number Facebook  hassled them to use to secure their account with two-factor authentication has also been associated with their user profile — which anyone can use to “look up” their profile.

Security expert and academic Zeynep Tufekci said in a tweet: “Using security to further weaken privacy is a lousy move — especially since phone numbers can be hijacked to weaken security.”

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