The incident, following so closely on the heels of another similar settings glitch plus larger data and privacy issues, is as good a reminder as any of why most people have gotten more acclimated to Instagram as a Facebook alternative. Likewise, a previously blocked contact might have been able to contact someone who had blocked them on Messenger.
Just a few months after launching Snapchat competitor, Riff, a collaborative video creation app for both iOS and Android users in 2015, Facebook plugged the plug on it.However, the tech giant said that most of the features of the app had been integrated into the main Facebook app and Messenger. According to an announcement on Facebook's news blog, the company is notifying 800,000 Facebook and Messenger users that people they blocked may have been unblocked between May 29 and June 5. The Cambridge Analytica scandal, which unfolded in March, affected more than 8.7 crore users.
Mexico crashes out of World Cup, losing to 'superior' Brazil 2-0
Our recommended way to watch the Mexico vs Brazil game online free is to try out the FuboTV 7-day free trial . The PSG forward scored his second goal of the World Cup in the Selecao's last 16 victory.
Facebook says the bug has been fixed and has begun informing affected users via a pop-up message.
The bug didn't reinstate any previously severed friend connections, Facebook says, and 83% of users the bug affected had only one previously blocked person temporarily unblocked.
European Union delivers stark warning to U.S. over auto tariffs
He dismissed suggestions that his attacks on the European Union were counterproductive. "It's awful what they do to us". The US imported over $US43 billion worth of vehicles for people transportation in 2017.
When asked by a journalist, Facebook on Twitter provided context of what caused the bug and how it worked. "For example, pictures shared with friends of friends", writes Facebook's chief privacy officer, Erin Egan. Also, the bug would have let these individuals re-add friends who had blocked them from their profile. "We know that the ability to block someone is important and we'd like to apologise and explain what happened", Egan added.
Complaint to police about 12yo mowing lawns backfires
Another nosy neighbor has taken it upon themself to call the police on a Black child for no good reason. Fields said he's trying to save the money he earns to buy new equipment and grow his business.