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here's how to get it back:
then it will be that @facebook and if someone send an email to it you will receive it in your FB and people can get in touch with you about things and stuff?
As gay as the day is long.
Wonder how long ago my little brother put that in there.
3 and a half years later he still hasn't noticed
apparently I'm a big fan of Dale Winton.
he's my favourite TV poof.
don't like that anyone that wanted my e-mail address would see this one as opposed to one I didn't even know existed
I didn't even know this had happened until I logged in and lo & behold my contact e-mail had changed
I'm just going to give up on typing now
It used to be a non-personally identifiable facebook.com/[some-numbers].
But now (unless you use your "one time only" opportunity to change it to something else) it incorporates your name in the form facebook.com/[firstname.lastname.number].
Compiling and cross referencing lists of fb profiles to other lists of personal info just got a whole lot easier, I'd have thought. Not the coolest thing to automatically impose on users.
i saw the name.name.number thing. that's a dodge move
If someone needs your real email address they can just ask for it. Really this just means fewer vague acquaintances can see your real email address and sell it to spammers. I don't see the downside.
1. Suddenly everyone on fb has an easily guessed pseudo email address. This potentially makes it a huge spam magnet.
2. fb have put this as the default display on all users profiles, even for those who have chosen not to show any email address at all, replacing anyone's real email address that was previously displayed. Now suddenly people may find that instead of getting emails sent to their real email they end up in FB messages instead. This is 5 star arrogance.
3. You need to get in touch with someone, their phone isn't working/number has changed, they aren't checking facebook that often and the email address they had listed is gone, without their knowledge, replaced with an email address they didn't even know existed, never asked for, weren't notified about, with an 'inbox' (aka fb messages page) that they (as we've already established) aren't checking that often.
4. This easily guessable e-mail address also serves as a username when logging in. So as well as your normal email login, you can now access your fb with the [firstname.lastname.number]@facebook.com or [chosen-username]@facebook.com 'email' addresses. This can't be stopped, thus reducing what was already weak security to an even worse level. And because most people still have fb Platform turned on (i.e. the ability to log on to other sites and apps using your fb login), and many people use it without thinking twice about it, the security flaw isn't just limited to within the flakey confines of fb.
Still not sure I care enough to complain about it. But I appreciate the effort.
I don't want Facebook bellends emailing me as well as talking to me on Facebook.
but no-one used it, so now they've just crowbarred it into place (and in doing so have also ousted your old email address listing without bothering to properly ask or notify)
like if someone else you know uploads loads of photos it shows you a 3x3 tile of some of them in your feed now and it's like BLAMMO loads of this one person all up in your face. just got hit in the mush by a lesbian i once had sex with
just go to edit, click 'show in feed' on your old email' and 'hide from feed' on the @facebook one. it's not hard. the @facebook though does give people who don't use facebook the ability to send a message to your facebook messages inbox, which may or may not be useful
The whole thing with a new relationship is fucking weird. Now I've got my gf's profile pic plastered all over my page and she's got my stupid face all over hers, and in the newsfeed it shows all the pics of us together like 'hey everybody, look at these happy twats, look at all these pictures of them together, they probably fucked that night or at least wanted to fuck that night, everybody look at them being all happy YOU WILL NEVER BE THIS HAPPY LOOK AT THEM LOOOOK AAAAAT THEEEEM' and then everybody clicks Like and what does it mean if they don't click Like does that mean they don't approve of us do they hate us this is the most important thing that has ever happened everybody pay attention, and I'm just like alright Facebook chill out mate.
No couple photos, no 'relationship status', if anyone likes anything remotely coupley-related tell them to fuck off etc.
Save the hassle.
Too much neck
and said with it: 'Very frustrating - I keep looking for people's e-mail addresses on their profiles, only to find a useless Facebook address!'
Now, that just seems like a big lie really.