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Facebook hides your email id and display Facebook email id

The probability of you being not aware of this change  in your Facebook account is very high but lets us introduce you to this unwanted change. Facebook is displaying your Facebook email id as your primary email id on your profile. First of all you have a Facebook email id which is same to your public name@facebook.com. Gervase Markham has highlighted the issue on his blog when he found that Facebook is revealing the facebook email id as his primary email.

It sparked a conversation on how Facebook silently swapped the primary email id with Facebook email-id. Facebook response related to this change as proposed in different section of Media is same

As We have announced in April we have been updating addresses on Facebook to make them consistent on our website. In addition to receiving new email address, we are also rolling out new settings that will gives people to decide which address they want to show on their timeline. 

Facebook has also said that it will bolster your security and privacy of the account. 

Blogger Gervase Markhem who was one of the post to light this change has said that

Facebook silently inserted themselves into the path of formerly-direct unencrypted communications from people who want to email me. In other contexts, this is known as a Man In The Middle (MITM) attack. What on earth do they think they are playing at?

If you don’t have any Facebook email id till now then Facebook has provided you with numbers followed by @facebook.com .

If you will see the above picture my email id belongs to Facebook but it is not my email id. You can change this setting by clicking on account setting and from there you can change your email id to your Primary email id.

What do you think about this latest development or  Facebook?

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