• Facebook Compromises Users By Accident Again, 1.5M Affected

    4 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Facebook admitted that it had gathered the contact information of around 1.5 million users without their consent or knowledge since May 2016, although the social media giant mentioned that the uploading of sensitive personal data was unintentional, and it is now deleting the information from its servers. Facebook will also inform users affected by this issue, although the social media giant did not provide any timeline on when exactly they will contact affected individuals.
    This news comes after a security researcher discovered that Facebook is asking some of its users to provide their...
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  • Facebook ‘Unintentionally Uploaded' 1.5 Million Users' Contacts

    Facebook ‘Unintentionally Uploaded' 1.5 Million Users' Contacts

    4 monthes ago - By Inquisitr

    Facebook said on Wednesday that it may have “unintentionally uploaded” the email contacts of around 1.5 million users, a report from Reuters says. The uploads may have been going on since May 2016 after a design change and could potentially stir up further privacy issues, which have plagued the social media site.
    Speaking to Reuters , a spokesperson for Facebook said that the contacts were “not shared with anyone” outside of Facebook and that they were “deleting them,” adding that any users affected by this would be notified. The issue has been defined as an “underlying glitch,” which the...
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  • Facebook says it ‘unintentionally uploaded' email contacts of up to 1.5 million new users

    Facebook says it ‘unintentionally uploaded' email contacts of up to 1.5 million new users

    4 monthes ago - By VentureBeat

    Facebook has said it may have uploaded email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, which is the latest in a long line of privacy mishaps.
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