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Facebook admits to year-long leak of 6 million users' phone numbers and email addresses

0. phoneArena 21 Jun 2013, 19:51 posted on

On Friday, Facebook admitted that 6 million of its members' phone numbers and email addresses were accidentally leaked for a period of about a year; the social network blamed the leaks on a technical glitch. Facebook has 1.1 billion members worldwide and the glitch alowed some of them to obtain contact information for their list of friends that they were not supposed to have...

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posted on 21 Jun 2013, 19:56 3

1. p0rkguy (Posts: 683; Member since: 23 Nov 2010)


Already knew something was up when I have 2 phone numbers on my facebook account and 1 of the numbers I had was permanently hidden and never to be shown to public. Just last week, my activity log showed that I changed my phone number to it and it was all over the news feed at 8:31am. I wasn't even awake at the time and my computer browser history showed no activity until 10:00am.

posted on 21 Jun 2013, 21:18

2. RiseAgainst94 (Posts: 271; Member since: 03 Mar 2012)


That's really unfortunate. I doubt any foul play here, just a really unfortunately timed situation.

posted on 21 Jun 2013, 22:50

3. rgxVOiD (Posts: 432; Member since: 30 Aug 2012)


http://i.imgur.com/UGqCWOf.png

posted on 22 Jun 2013, 03:37

4. Topcat488 (Posts: 1108; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


Most facebook users belong on the Jerry Springer Show anyway... Didn't Mr. Zuckenburg or whatever his name is ask how can these users trust him, saying it way back in his college days... I never needed it, and don't care what friends poop look like in the toilet. Hahaha.

posted on 22 Jun 2013, 08:50

5. JDeus01 (Posts: 19; Member since: 07 May 2013)


"no complaints from users"? how do you even do that?

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