Oh good. Facebook gives advertisers your two factor authentication phone number.

<< They found that when a user gives Facebook a phone number for two-factor authentication or in order to receive alerts about new log-ins to a user’s account, that phone number became targetable by an advertiser within a couple of weeks. >>



@natecull This is why I'm so bugged that outfits like The Register insist on pushing 2-factor auth despite the fact that it includes stuff like my goddamn phone number, and that evil-ass outfits like Facebook are involved.

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@flugennock @natecull 2FA doesn't need to involve your phone number. In fact, to be secure, it shouldn't. I refuse to use any 2FA system that demands a phone number. And ironically, you can now set up 2FA on Facebook without a phone number, finally, so I've done so.

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