"When it comes to exchanging phone [passwords] with the person you're dating, it's often the last thing someone will let go of in a partnership," Julie Spira, online dating expert and CEO at Cyber-Dating Expert, tells Elite Daily."Trust is essential in building a relationship, and the thought of your partner snooping through your cell phone, or vice-versa, means the end of freedom for some.We estimate that we will notify hundreds of millions of Facebook Lite users, tens of millions of other Facebook users, and tens of thousands of Instagram users."Since the Cambridge Analytica exposé in 2018, Facebook has lost over a 0 billion in market cap.Prominent Silicon Valley techies from Elon Musk to Brian Acton (founder of Whats App who left Facebook in 2017) led the #Delete Facebook movement urging users to quit the social networking platform.This time around, it appears that Facebook incorrectly stored user passwords and made them exposed to thousands of employees.Facebook is probing a series of security failures in which employees built applications that logged unencrypted password data for Facebook users and stored it in plain text on internal company servers.go sneaking through my texts or Instagram DMs," largely because the partners are so committed to each other, they have nothing to hide. If your hands are tied and your phone's the one with the tipping app on it, for example, it's easy to blare out your code and have bae do the work.But, how long should you date before exchanging phone passwords?
In this situation what we've found is these passwords were inadvertently logged but that there was no actual risk that's come from this.
I interviewed two relationship experts, and they concluded it might be better to put it off for a while, at least while you two establish that oh-so-crucial element of trust.
In this day and age, a person's phone can easily be their most prized possession, so it makes sense that it would be hard to let another person see everything.
”Because really, at this point, that’s a pretty good summary of the situation.
Krebson Security researcher Brian Krebs broke the story after speaking to a Facebook employee.