New Facebook bug exposed millions of photos

Facebook has revealed that a software bug exposed the photos of up to 6.8 million users, including pictures they had not posted.

It made the announcement a day after hosting its pop-up privacy experience “It’s Your Facebook” in New York’s Bryant Park.

It said several third-party apps had access to “a broader set of photos than usual” for 12 days in September.

The company said it would notify affected users.

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