List Of Companies That Participate In Facebook's Beacon Spy Program

One of our readers yesterday left a couple of interesting links in the comments section of our Beacon post. They provide the names of the companies that Facebook says are participating in its poorly conceived spy program Beacon. Here they are:

  • Blockbuster
  • Busted Tees
  • CBS Interactive ( & Dotspotter)
  • Citysearch
  • CollegeHumor
  • echomusic
  • ExpoTV
  • Gamefly
  • Hotwire
  • iWon
  • Joost
  • Kiva
  • Kongregate
  • LiveJournal
  • Live Nation
  • Mercantila
  • National Basketball Association
  • (RED)
  • Redlight
  • SeamlessWeb
  • Sony Online Entertainment LLC
  • Sony Pictures
  • STA Travel
  • The Knot
  • TripAdvisor
  • Travel Ticker
  • Travelocity
  • TypePad
  • viagogo
  • Vox
  • Yelp

One site points out that Redlight is a mysterious addition—”I couldn’t find any site that went by that name that wasn’t an adult site.” We found something called Redlight Poker—maybe that’s the participating company?

[Updated to include missing companies—thanks Phantomfly!]

“Leading Websites Offer Facebook Beacon for Social Distribution” [Facebook] (Thanks to Gary!)

“41 Sites Using Facebook Beacon–Facebook to Know Your Porn Viewing?” []

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