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Facebook apologies for exposing photos of 6.8 million users

"Some third-party applications may have accessed a wider set of images than usual for 12 days between September 13 and September 25, 2018," explained Tomer Bar, a Facebook employee. In a blog post published by Bar, Facebook has identified a problem as they say "up to 6.8 million users and up to 1,500 apps built by 876 developers."The company's posts explain which images have been roped in for exposure through the malfunction. "The error also affected photos that people uploaded to Facebook but chose not to post. For example, if someone uploads a photo on Facebook but does not stop posting it &#821 1; maybe because they lost the receipt or went into a meeting – we save a copy of that photo for three days as the person has when they come back to the app to complete his post. " Chesnot / Getty Images Their blog posts also serve as an official excuse. "We're sorry that it happened. App developers rollout tools that enable them to decide which people are using the app can be affected by this bug. We will work with these developers to delete the photos from the affected users." [19659003] Facebook shares were zero by 1% at $ 143.52, early in the afternoon traced days after excuse.

“Some third-party applications may have accessed a wider set of images than usual for 12 days between September 13 and September 25, 2018,” explained Tomer Bar, a Facebook employee. In a blog post published by Bar, Facebook has identified a problem as they say “up to 6.8 million users and up to 1,500 apps built by 876 developers.”

The company’s posts explain which images have been roped in for exposure through the malfunction.

“The error also affected photos that people uploaded to Facebook but chose not to post. For example, if someone uploads a photo on Facebook but does not stop posting it &#821

1; maybe because they lost the receipt or went into a meeting – we save a copy of that photo for three days as the person has when they come back to the app to complete his post. ”


Chesnot / Getty Images

Their blog posts also serve as an official excuse.

“We’re sorry that it happened. App developers rollout tools that enable them to decide which people are using the app can be affected by this bug. We will work with these developers to delete the photos from the affected users.” [19659003] Facebook shares were zero by 1% at $ 143.52, early in the afternoon traced days after excuse.

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