Facebook bug set 14 million users’ sharing settings to public
Heather Kelly, reporting for CNN:
For a period of four days in May, about 14 million Facebook users around the world had their default sharing setting for all new posts set to public, the company revealed Thursday.
The bug, which affected those users from May 18 to May 22, occurred while Facebook was testing a new feature.
It’s so weird that this never happens the other way around, settings accidentally changed so that Facebook users inadvertently get more privacy than they signed up for.
Yeah, so weird. What are the odds?
Yes, extraordinary how every Facebook bug is in their favour.