Facebook “key logs” users even if the “status” is not posted


Listening to keystrokes is easy to do with javascript, I’m sure many sites do this.

addEventListener(“keypress”, function(event){ … }

You can see it in action by entering text at this keypress demo:
http://javascript.info/tutorial/keyboard-events

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