Facebook's new mobile icon raises eyebrows among privacy advocates

12/25/2007 | SiliconValley.com

Facebook has started testing a new system that places an un-deletable icon for its mobile application on BlackBerry units that run on the T-Mobile USA network. The social network, which faced criticism from privacy advocates for an ad-tracking program, says the application remains dormant unless users choose to activate it, and that no personal data will be at risk.

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