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Member online but really is not?

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting and Problems' started by 0xym0r0n, Jun 24, 2012.

  1. 0xym0r0n

    0xym0r0n Well-Known Member

    I have 2-3 members who seems to always be on, but they're not REALLY on. I actually know these people in real life and they'll be sitting right next to me on their laptop and suddenly they sign on to the forums. Cleared cache and no saved passwords etc.

    Changing passwords didn't work. Deleting and creating a new account didn't work.

    The one thing I noticed is they all used facebook to sign-up and sign-on. It appears that once they sign on to facebook from a mobile device... they sign on to my forums automatically?

    It's not really something that will hurt my forum but it is annoying to try and talk to someone who really is not there....
  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I'm not a facebooker so I don't know. I assume those users are cookied and are visiting the forum somehow which is automatically signing them in. If they aren't visiting the forum in their browser then maybe it's another request such as the RSS feed or an attachment or something inline.
    0xym0r0n likes this.
  3. 0xym0r0n

    0xym0r0n Well-Known Member

    Thanks I'll play with it a little more in my free time.
  4. DBA

    DBA Well-Known Member

    They use TapaTalk? The app will log in to see if you have any new messages.

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