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I think it's easy to underestimate how valuable something like a Facebook account actually is.

If I meant someone real harm and had access to their Facebook account, I could cause them a lot of trouble. I could send messages to their friends asking for unreasonable favours, starting arguments or causing other offence, I could embarrass them in front of their family. I could stalk them in real life. Look what happened when 4chan got hold of the passwords to a bunch of Christian student Facebook accounts:

http://thenextweb.com/2009/08/22/4chan-launches-attack-chris...

Your online reputation is valuable.




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