Facebook Drops Gmail As Find Friends Option

TechCrunch reports Facebook has removed the Gmail option of finding friends on Facebook.

If you go to the find friends section on Facebook, you will find options to find your friends via Skype, AIM, Windows Live Hotmail, Yahoo, AOL, Comcast, MSN, sbcglobal and verizon.net, but you won’t see Google’s Gmail as an option:

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This doesn’t come as a surprise to many. Earlier this month, Google changed their terms of service to force Facebook to either open up more of their information or have to drop Gmail as a friends find option.

Here are more of the related stories below to track this ongoing saga between Google and Facebook.

Related Topics: Channel: Social | Facebook | Google: APIs | Google: Business Issues | Google: Partnerships

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