Facebook Software Bug Exposed Photos of Up to 6.8 Million Users

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Published on December 14, 2018 - Duration: 00:36s

Facebook Software Bug Exposed Photos of Up to 6.8 Million Users

Facebook revealed that about 6.8 million users might have had their pictures exposed to third party app developers without their permission because of a software bug.

Veuer's Natasha Abellard has the story.

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Facebook Software Bug Exposed Photos of Up to 6.8 Million Users

Facebook revealed that about 6.8 million users might have had their pictures exposed to third party app developers without their permission because of a software bug.

????Facebook’s Engineering Director, Tomer Bar wrote in a blog post that the bug was active in September for about 12 days but has been fixed.

????Bar apologized in the blog post and wrote “ “Early next week we will be rolling out tools for app developers that will allow them to determine which people using their app might be impacted by this bug.”????He continued stating that he’d be working with developers to delete any pictures from affected users.

????He says impacted users will be notified via an alert.

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