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Facebook Chat Via XMPP Finally Supports TLS

Looks like Facebook silently introduced encryption for chats in XMPP/Jabber clients (Pidgin, Adium, etc.): Its servers now support the use of TLS as defined in RFC 3920.

Facebook’s FAQs (1, 2) have not been updated accordingly yet.

Stop Facebook From Tracking You on Third-Party Sites

If you are using Firefox with the Adblock Plus add-on, it is quite easy to stop Facebook from tracking you on third-party sites via its Facebook Connect program or by other means. Just add these four rules to Adblock Plus:


Instead of adding the rules manually, you can subscribe to this Adblock Plus filter subscription: Facebook Connect Opt-Out.