Facebook’s Privacy Blunders Continue - Company Reports a New Bug That Unblocked People

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"People who were affected will get a notification on Facebook encouraging them to check their blocked list", Egan added.

When you block someone on Facebook they can not see things you post on your profile, start conversations with you on Messenger or add you as a friend.

The tech giant started an email service that offered users an @facebook.com address, in November 2010.

For some people, who noticed that their block list had gotten shorter without their doing or knowledge, it would have been an unsettling notion that these blocked people now had access to their lives again.

Egan said that the issue has now been fixed and all of the block settings have been restored.

So, what happens now if you are one of the 800,000 users affected by the unblock malfunction?

Will talk about Syria, Ukraine, global issues, elections with Putin
We're going to be talking to Russian Federation about a lot of things. "But I think having a relationship with China , Russia.it's a good thing".

This comes a month after Facebook disclosed a software bug, which, for several days in May, changed the suggested audience of all new posts to "public".

And the scandals are continuing to roll now with the realization that a bug recently affected over 800,000 of the site's users and their ability to manage who can see their posts.

The bug would automatically unblock users that you may have blocked on Facebook, meaning they would be able to view some of your posts. "Other reasons are more serious like harassment or bullying", she said.

"Most visible user data on FB is stored in pairs called 'associations, ' which control what posts people see and the actions they can take".

Facebook admitted that up to 87 million users may have had their data hijacked by British consultancy Cambridge Analytica, which worked for US President Donald Trump during his 2016 campaign.

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