Facebook bug gave developers access to photos you never meant to share


It’s a Friday, people, which means there’s more bad news from Facebook.

Facebook disclosed a data breach on Friday that affected 6.8 million users. The trouble once again came from the connectivity of third party apps. Facebook says it is “sorry this happened.”

From September 13-25 of this year, developers had access to Facebook users’ photos that they never had permission to see. Typically, apps should only be able to access photos in users’ timelines. But while the bug was active, apps had access to photos in people’s stories and photos they’d uploaded to Marketplace. Read more…

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