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magazine article | 04.13.15

Why Using Facebook, Google, And Twitter To Log Into Apps Is A Problem

Baratunde Thurston

After his Facebook account was hacked, D&S advisor Baratunde Thurston saw the other side of allowing social media giants to access other websites, apps, and services. After sharing his take-aways from the experience you might reconsider connecting your Twitter account the next time you find yourself wondering, as Thurston puts it: “Exactly why do you need to know my email address and have me upload a profile photo, random app I don’t really care about?”

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