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Facebook confirms privacy settings glitch in a new feature exposed private posts of 14 Million users

Facebook admitted that a bug affecting its platform caused the change of the settings of some 14 million users, potentially exposing their private posts to the public.

This is the worst period in the history of the social network giant that was involved in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal that affected at least 87 Million users.

“We recently found a bug that automatically suggested posting publicly when some people were creating their Facebook posts. We have fixed this issue and starting today we are letting everyone affected know and asking them to review any posts they made during that time,” said Erin Egan, Facebook’s chief privacy officer.

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