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Is Facebook The Future Of Account Opening?

Monday, August 19, 2013 - 5:33 AM
From The Financial Brand:
GT Bank has rolled out a new Facebook app that allows prospective customers to open new accounts and immediately get their account numbers. Is this the wave of the future?

Probably not.....
it appears that the Facebook “account opening” app does little more than reserve an account number (perhaps only temporarily) for people.

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Ken TuminKen Tumin5,469 posts since
Nov 29, 2009
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1. Friday, August 23, 2013 - 4:49 PM
And some of us have a "Facebook name" and a real name.
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carlycarly26 posts since
Sep 2, 2011
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2. Friday, August 23, 2013 - 9:18 PM
I can't see how this could be successful unless there would be a way to hide our real name and information.  I would not risk giving my real name over the internet for any reason and certainly would not do it for Facebook.
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paoli2paoli21,372 posts since
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