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I have a question about Facebook's HTML code. It is rumored

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I have a question about Facebook's HTML code. It is rumored on the Internet that in the HTML code for your Facebook page, there is an entry called "Initial Chat Friends List," which allegedly lists all of your Facebook stalkers. You can access the Initial Chat Friends List by right-clicking on your homepage and clicking "View Page Source" in Google Chrome. I've seen it, and some of the results are shocking. I know it's not correlated with Facebook Chat, because the lists don't match up and some people on the initial list are people I *never* interact with at all, and others that have their chat disabled. So what is the Initial Chat Friends List, really?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Programming
Expert:  Quiksilver07070 replied 2 months ago.

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The issue with the HTML code for INITIAL CHAT FRIENDS LIST is NOT published by facebook.

Facebook does NOT explain HOW their HTML code was designed to work.

Nor will they tell you if you ask them.


Speculation is all you will EVER get from ANYBODY ANYWHERE.....unless they are on the network ops team at Facebook......and even then.......departments are compartmentalized to keep anyone person from knowing too much.

Yes, zuckerburg is extremelt paranoid.

Keep in mind,in the begingin of FB, it was a scandal as to WHO owned the source code, and who developped it.


Honestly, your guess is as good as anybody else's