It’s probably just coincidence, but Facebook is the headliner in the latest social-media scandal sheet just as we were giving Zuckerberg & Company the benefit of the doubt (see the tout below). It would appear that the privacy of 14 million subscribers has been compromised due to the latest online SNAFU. A software bug reportedly displayed their posts publicly even if they had intended to share them only with friends or a smaller audience. Good thing Mom doesn’t have a Facebook account. Trouble is, Mom does have an account and checks it hourly, since not having one in this day and age is akin to not having fingerprints. The glitch reportedly lasted for 10 days in May — enough time, presumably, to have caused at least a few of those affected some embarrassment if not their jobs. Facebook has begun notifying those who were outed, but probably not the old-fashioned way with a phone call. Can you imagine receiving such a call — from a human, that is? It would be a public relations coup for the offending company, but the time and effort required would be equivalent to solving the Tower of Brahma puzzle.
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