"We'd like to apologize for this mistake", Erin Egan, Facebook's chief privacy officer, said in today's statement. Facebook stopped the bug on May 22 but did not restore the proper privacy settings to all posts until May 27. After Facebook employees discovered the bug, which occurred while the tech giant was testing a new feature, the company claimed workers went back and changed the privacy settings for all posts shared by those 14 million users during that time. It happened because Facebook was building a "featured items" option on your profile that highlights photos and other content. To be clear, this bug did not impact anything people had posted before - and they could still choose their audience just as they always have.
Considering that Facebook has almost 2.2 billion users worldwide, the number of affected users is small. Someone can, for example, share a post with only a limited group of family and friends, or decide to make a post public so that anyone, including people not logged on to Facebook, can see it.
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Martin Halliwell, Chief Technology Officer at SES said, " More content". "We're going really high". A launch window for Monday's launch has not officially been set, at this time.
The social network is working to rehabilitate its relationship with users after the Cambridge Analytica controversy, which drew renewed attention to how much data the company collects.
San Francisco: Facebook acknowledged Thursday a software glitch that changed the settings of some 14 million users, potentially making some posts public even if they were meant to be private.
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Brosnahan, like many women who've spoken out about Spade since her death, credited her aunt for inspiring her sense of style. The Grown Ups star's brother Andy became a widower on Tuesday, when Kate was found dead at their New York City apartment.
Facebook's latest privacy bug is another result of the platform moving a little too fast...... The affected users will then be shown which posts were marked public during the glitch. They'll see a message from Facebook urging users to "Please Review Your Posts" and a link to a list of what they shared on Facebook while the bug was active.
A Facebook post's privacy settings, with a checkmark next to the users' chosen default setting.
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The offer, made during discussions with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, was first reported by the Wall Street Journal . Kudlow said he briefed a senior Canadian official on Trump's new idea Monday and was still waiting for a response.
It will also display more detailed information about the bug, which Facebook has referred to as a 'technical error'.