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WTF moment of the day: now changes all your URLs you post to include tracking information (fbclid) in the query string, so they can bypass cookie laws and track you without cookies when websites add Facebook code.

This is not only awful for privacy, but even breaks websites!

thisinterestsme.com/facebook-f

Also, the tracking info is so unique/long that is has more than enough information to be used as a secure encryption key, i.e. they really wanted to be sure no collisions happen.

Yes, I always love it when I have to spend my Sunday fixing bugs introduced to my OSS project by a big player's unilateral shenanigans. THX Zuck #Sarkasmus
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