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    Facebook e-mail mess: Address books altered; e-mail lost | Internet & Media - CNET News

    iOS and Andriod people got their phones messed up, lost many contacts, etc
    but what about us? How does this effect us windows phone people?

    I'm kindof worried, since we have the tightest integration
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    Yeah we're affected too, its on facebooks end. Just checked mine and 95% of them are Facebook shouldn't be doing this its like altering your privacy settings without notifying the user themselves. They should have put up a ticker or a notification that they would be doing this and have users control whether they want the new email or keep their current one.
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    None of mine were replaced with email adress, but a large number have had an option added. Adding it as an option I don't mind, I would hate what is happening on iOS and Android though. They are having email adresses replaced entirely with ones.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stevovr View Post
    i don't use facebook .this just confirms my reasons why.


    If you already have their email address as a live contact you'll be OK. Just looked at mine and a lot have changed to

    If their email address is that important to you, you shouldn't really be grabbing it from facebook....
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    Same thing happened on my Windows Phone. Doesn't seem to have affected everyone's account so I'm guessing some of my contacts went into their account settings and manually fixed Facebook's "mistake."
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    My Facebook only friends have their account and regular friends have their hotmail/yahoo/gmail account.
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    Ok, so Facebook hadn't lost all my emails, but on my timeline view, the cheeky little buggers decided to hide ALL my email addresses, and just show the new one. I've since hidden the email address, and reshown the other email addresses. Thanks for highlighting this to me. Because it's hidden from the Timeline, you can't see it, which makes you think it's been removed, and the Windows Phone behaves exactly the same way. I will highlight people to this.

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