Zoosk facebook dating application
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Turns out it was the name of an exciting new dating site.
Fast forward to today, and Zoosk has become one of the most popular dating networks in the world.
There’s even a Flo Rida and T-Pain song named after it!
But there’s so much more to know about Zoosk, and we’ve got the details below — with 12 facts we bet you didn’t know.
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When I first heard the word “Zoosk” several years ago, I thought it was the name of an exotic fruit or fish or something.
Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments.She worried her neighbours, friends and family would see the profile and wonder why a married woman would sign up for a dating site. Graham Williams, a Vancouver-based technology expert, points to what is known as an "open authentication protocol" — or OAuth — where people often unwittingly share personal information with third-party websites."My palms started sweating, my heart started racing, my stomach started doing flip-flops. "This open authentication scheme is used by Facebook, it's used by Google, it's used by Twitter.Sherkin tells us she decided to Go Public to warn others how easy it is to end up in the same situation — and she also wonders whether the company's behaviour crosses another line. They violated me, my profile, my information, they took my identity.
To be honest with you, they have caused my husband and I a lot of embarrassment." Go Public is an investigative news segment on CBC-TV, radio and the web.
In a written statement to Go Public, communications director general Anne-Marie Hayden writes: "Our office has long been raising concerns about overly complex privacy policies and highlighting the need for companies to obtain informed consent for the collection and use of personal information." So where does the problem lie?