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Facebook uses Google Analytics for developers' site

I was reading the Facebook developers page looking for information about the Like button. Seeing a red flag from RequestPolicy Firefox extension, I got curious which 3rd party domain is used. To my surprise, it's Google Analytics:

That's really strange. Facebook is giving Google all the information about developers using their platform, which Google can then tie that will other information they already have on the users and target those developers in the future for any need they might have.

I'm pretty sure Facebook engineers are capable of creating a simple web analytics tool for their own website, so I'm really confused now.

Milan Babuškov, 2013-03-14
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