Facebook Says Bug May Have Exposed Photos on 7M Users

The bug may have exposed a broader set of photos to app developers than users had granted permission for.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says a software bug affecting nearly 7 million users may have exposed a broader set of photos to app developers than what these users intended. Although this doesn’t mean the photos were actually seen by anyone, the fact that the bug even existed offers a reminder of just how much data Facebook has on its 2.27 billion users and how often these sorts of slipups happen. In a blog post…

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