June 16, 2024

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Facebook Glitch on Mobile App It's Friday Anyone you see on the phone, Meta apologise

Facebook Glitch on Mobile App It’s Friday Anyone you see on the phone, Meta apologise

Meta has apologized for a glitch that Facebook users said sent automatic friend requests to any profile they viewed.

“We’ve fixed a bug with a recent app update that caused some Facebook friend requests to be sent by mistake,” a Meta spokesperson told The Daily Beast Friday. “We have stopped this from happening and apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.”

Several Facebook users took to social media early Friday to complain about the massive breach of privacy, which some called “the end of the chase.”

“Facebook lets your stalkers be known today!” One user posted on the platform, while another called it “the funniest thing Facebook has ever done.”

Others were less gleeful about the apparent technical problem, calling it “embarrassing” and “embarrassing”.

Some users said that Facebook sent a request to someone they were trying to block. “Surely this is a privacy issue!” Another user complained.

A number of Facebook users said they deactivated their accounts.

The latest misstep comes as Facebook’s Meta parent company is grappling with mass layoffs that have seen the company pull at least 13 percent of its staff, and laid off more than 11,000 people.

Last month , Technical error In Facebook ads, it overcharged customers and forced the company to stop all advertising for a short period.

In November 2022, Users reported Seeing an uptick in people commenting on celebrity pages on their feed, even if they don’t follow the commenter or celebrity. At the time, Facebook described it as a “problem” caused by a “configuration change”.