Replied to Facebook won’t let you opt out of its phone number ‘look up’ setting (TechCrunch)

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. Worse, Facebook doesn’t give you an option to opt-out…

This is why you shouldn’t use your phone number as your secod step on things. Even if you can’t afford a security key, there are free apps to work around this.

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