“API bug” allegedly caused third party apps to have access to photos from 6.8 million Facebook users

Just when you think that Facebook might get its act together and respect the privacy of its subscribers, something happens to make you wonder what is really going on with the social network. On Friday, Facebook Engineering Director Tomer Bar said, “Our internal team discovered a photo API bug that may have affected people who used Facebook Login and granted permission to third-party apps to access their photos.” Facebook Login is used by some apps to allow their subscribers to quickly verify their identity by using their Facebook username and password with the tap of a button.
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