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Is This The Creepiest Facebook Notification Ever?

Facebook knows all.

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Twitter user @dessicant was just minding his own business yesterday when he got this push notification:



Creepiest push notification

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Sure, it's harmless and we get what they're trying to do. Import contacts from other networks. More data for Facebook. More "friends" for you. Everybody wins.

But even still. The language is a bit jarring, especially for something as invasive-feeling as a push notification. And Facebook doesn't really need to help further the Big Brother narrative. Facebook may know all, but perhaps they should be a bit more subtle with the reminders.

Charlie Warzel is a senior writer for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Warzel reports on and writes about the intersection of tech and culture.

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