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OMG WHERE'S MY FACEBOOK? - abates
Brilliant but slightly odd but very nice

Alden Bates
Date: 2010-03-10 17:35
Subject: OMG WHERE'S MY FACEBOOK?
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Tags:the stupid it burns
I was randomly surfing today and happened on this bizarre occurrence:
Facebook Wants to Be Your One True Login

Someone on ReadWriteWeb posted an article about Facebook wanting to create a cross-site login, and that article ended up on the Google search for "Facebook login". Suddenly people who had been logging in to Facebook by doing a google search and then clicking on the link that came up ended up on this article instead, and blindly assumed that they'd ended up on Facebook.

Hence there are 40 pages of comments with people asking "OMG THIS NEW FACEBOOK SUCKS! HOW DO I LOG IN?"

No wonder phishing scams work.
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Kiri
User: kiri_l
Date: 2010-03-10 05:22 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I saw that a few weeks back.. :D amazing what people will ... Oh look I won the Congolese lottery again!
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Alden Bates
User: abates
Date: 2010-03-10 10:49 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Makes me wonder - how many people habitually get to whofic.com by typing "Teaspoon" into Google, and how many of them would know how to get to the site if Teaspoon stopped appearing in that search?
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Brenda Sherrod
User: chesneyj
Date: 2010-03-10 13:57 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
The twin's group I am in just started a new member site with a group called Bigtent.com. They offer the facebook login as well. I ignore it. I want my logins separate.
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