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Facebook sets up shop on the Tor anonymity network

Loek Essers | Nov. 3, 2014
Facebook has made its site directly available on Tor to prevent access problems for people using the anonymity network and to provide an alternative method of accessing the social network securely.

Since it is still an experiment, Facebook hopes to improve the service and said it would share lessons learned about scaling and deploying services via an onion address over time. In the medium term, Facebook plans to support a mobile friendly version of the site via an onion address.

 

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