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TWiT Bit 2766: Facebook Says "It Was Just a Test"


Kashmir Hill of Fusion's Real Future joins Megan Morrone and Scott Johnson from The FrogPants Network to talk about what signals Facebook uses to suggest friends. Facebook told Hill that they were using location information to suggest friends, but when she wrote about it in Fusion they retracted their statement and said that they used location to suggest friends as a test...and they don't do it anymore. Read Hill's article:

http://fusion.net/story/319712/facebook-now-says-phone-location-not-used-to-recommend-friends/

Full episode can be found at twit.tv/tnt/1544

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 2016-06-29  10m