Facebook bug dishes out "private designated notes"

Facebook users who type sensitive information into a site feature known as Notes may be interested in knowing that it is currently experiencing a bug that allows documents designated as private to be read anyway. A Facebook customer service representative privately confirmed the bug to a user who complained that notes he configured to be […]

Facebook users who type sensitive information into a site feature known as Notes may be interested in knowing that it is currently experiencing a bug that allows documents designated as private to be read anyway.

A Facebook customer service representative privately confirmed the bug to a user who complained that notes he configured to be private were anything but. That was on Friday. Four days later, the site has yet to issue any public notification of the flaw.

"We hope to resolve this note privacy settings bug that you described as soon as possible," a rep by the name of Pam wrote. "I would suggest that you contact us in several days if this problem has not been fixed."

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