Some Facebook Users Claiming To See Private Messages From 2007, 2008, Facebook Denied Breach

Posted on Sep 25 2012 - 4:50am by Editorial Staff

French publication Metro has reported that at 14:30 hours local time they had notice private messages on Facebook back from 2007, 2008 and 2009 appearing directly in the Timeline although the messages and sort of conversations are between only two people or group of members and are now accessible to all friends and acquaintances without the account owner made the changes themselves.

When the publication contacted Facebook, the social giant denied any reports relating to breach and had given statement to AFP, saying that, “A small number of users have expressed their concerns about what they mistook for private messages appearing on their ‘journal’ (wall),” said a spokesman for the group.

“Our engineers have studied these cases and found that these messages were actually old messages posted on the walls that were always visible on the user profiles. Facebook says that there is no interference with the privacy of users, “he said

 

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