Here’s how to keep advertisers from using your phone number on Facebook



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A Gizmodo report on Wednesday detailed the latest in a long series of Facebook privacy blunders. The report said, and Facebook confirmed, that users with two-factor authentication (2FA) enabled had inadvertently been giving their phone number up to advertisers who used it for targeting purposes. The irony, which I’m assuming isn’t lost on Facebook, is that 2FA is meant to keep you safe online, not expose you. Now that the cat’s out of the bag, there’s little we can do about Facebook’s mind-numbingly bad decision making as it pertains to user privacy. But what we can do is stop advertisers…

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