Yes, Facebook shows your game playing status in the chat window
You might think that tabbed browsing is a good way to hide the fact that you're playing a Facebook game. If anyone comes near, Ctrl and Tab will quickly switch tabs to safety.
Only it's not that simple. In fact, your boss doesn't even need to leave the comfort of their executive chair to see not only whether you're playing a game but what the game is.
You may have noticed the chat list that appears on the right of the Facebook page with green icons to show friends are online or phones to show that they are using a Facebook app. Earlier today I noticed a gamepad icon.
Thinking that it might mean this particular friend might be using Facebook from a console, I moved the mouse over it. To my surprise a pop up appeared with details of the Facebook game this friend was playing.
The solution. Well apart from having two Facebook accounts (which isn't allowed and might lead to both being deleted). Don't play games on Facebook during the day.
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