Facebook accidentally unblocked 800 thousand people from the “black list”

Facebook случайно разблокировал 800 тысяч людей из "черного списка"

From 29 may to 5 June, the users who were included in the “black list”, could see posts that were available to all.

In Facebook due to a technical error was unlocked people from the “black list” of 800 thousand users. This was reported on the website of the company.

From 29 may to 5 June, the users who were included in the “black list”, could see posts that were available to all, but they didn’t have access to the content published only for friends.

Also, is unlocked the user could send messages in Messenger to the one who blocked it. The company has corrected the error and blocked everyone that was unlocked.

People she has affected, will receive a notification asking to check the “black list”.

In Facebook noted that they understand the importance of being able to block the user. The company apologized for the mistake.

We will remind, on 7 June it became known about another episode in the scandal surrounding the protection of personal data of Facebook users – as a result of a technical error during testing, new features were open access publication 14 million users, intended for a limited circle.

 

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