Apparently a bunch of MTurkers would–and this action provides access to MTurkers friends. Here’s a story of one marketing firm that collects this information for political campaigns: http://gizmodo.com/ted-cruz-might-have-your-facebook-data-depending-on-ho-1747523900
I can’t really blame MTurk workers–if you don’t really care about your FB presence that much this seems like a pretty quick task. I just hope the Turkers were well informed about what they were giving up.
And yes–we’re back after a hiatus to write our book!