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Old November 29, 2008, 07:00 PM
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Just got this e-mail from facebook....

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Unfortunately, the settings that control which email notifications get sent to you were lost. We're sorry for the inconvenience.
To reset your email notification settings, go to:
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The Facebook Team
First thing that went through my mind was that it was a phishing scheme, but looks like it's legit (came up when I visited facebook without using the link provided).

I'd have thought that a site like Facebook would have put out some form of press release to cover this, especially with the recent virus threat.
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Old November 29, 2008, 07:11 PM
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Dosn't look legit to me; esp cause people are complaining that it isn't on facebook atm.
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Old November 29, 2008, 07:13 PM
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Like I said in my original post, I accessed it directly from the facebook homepage rather than through the link provided in the e-mail.

If it isn't legit, it's something that's wormed its way into the coding on the facebook site.
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Old November 29, 2008, 07:25 PM
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Yeah I dunno; it hasn't come up for me yet.. it's really odd that they'd lose data like that.
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Old November 30, 2008, 08:26 AM
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I had it happen for me, pretty sure it's legit. Seems like just a bug. It doesn't do anything but take you to the official notifications page. (when you're logged in)
They seem to have a lot of bugs whenever they change any feature on there
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Old November 30, 2008, 09:09 AM
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Honestly, I cannot see how anyone would trust facebook with ANY personal information at all, even a simple email address is not safe in that hole.
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Old November 30, 2008, 09:39 AM
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That's why I fabricated everything on it lol.
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Old November 30, 2008, 09:55 AM
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Heh... I don't use it for anything. I might visit it once or twice a month. :)
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Old November 30, 2008, 10:22 AM
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Facebook and all sites like it are like those big stocked fishing ponds except it is called phishing when done online. There are soooooo many phish and not enough time to scoop up all their info. I have never even logged into one of those sites and forbid anyone in my house to as well. They are just evil in my eyes.
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Facebook and all sites like it are like those big stocked fishing ponds except it is called phishing when done online. There are soooooo many phish and not enough time to scoop up all their info. I have never even logged into one of those sites and forbid anyone in my house to as well. They are just evil in my eyes.
My wife and all my immediate family are on it, and they were all suprised when i refused lol. they said " your the biggest computer geek in the family, we thought you would have been on it ages ago?" I replied... "Im the biggest computer geek in the family and i'm NOT on it, and WONT go on it... what does that tell you? Hrm?"

heh... they didnt get it... *sigh*
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