Facebook Credits to Become Mandatory for Virtual Transactions

Facebook has said that all game developers on the social network must start accepting its Facebook Credits as payment, a step towards making the credits the default payment system on the social networking site. Facebook Credits can be used to make purchases such as digital goods for games. You can purchase Facebook Credits with a credit card.

Facebook Says Data Broker Was Buying User Info

Facebook said that a data broker has been buying information on users from application developers. Certain Facebook apps were sending users%u2019 Facebook ID numbers to third-party marketing or data firms, violating the site%u2019s privacy policies, The Wall Street Journal said. Companies can use an ID number to look up a user%u2019s name and other information.