Stokes also tweeted a chat message screenshot, in which the Facebook employee apparently jokingly describes themselves as a “professional stalker,” due to their work position.
“It’s why we have strict policy controls and technical restrictions so employees only access the data they need to do their jobs, for example, to fix bugs, manage customer support issues or respond to valid legal requests. Employees who abuse these controls will be fired,” Stamos’ statement continued.
On Tuesday at the Facebook developers conference F8, the company announced users will soon be able to opt-in to create a dating profile on Facebook.
Facebook explained that “potential matches will be recommended based on dating preferences, things in common, and mutual friends. They’ll have the option to discover others with similar interests through their Groups or Events,” TechCrunch reported.