Fake new inquiry. File photo dated 03/11/15 of a woman using her phone under a Facebook logo, as the social network has told the Government's fake news inquiry it will expand its investigation into whether Russian agents attempted to influence the Brexit vote. Issue date: Wednesday January 17, 2018. In a letter to Damian Collins, chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee, Facebook's head of policy in the UK, Simon Milner, said the social media giant would now search for "clusters engaged in coordinated activity around the Brexit referendum" which appear to have originated in Russia. See PA story POLITICS Russia. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire URN:34504208

On Friday, Facebook disclosed that a bug had exposed photos that were uploaded to the social network.

The bug was an issue with Facebook’s photo API and granted third-party apps access to photos that they normally wouldn’t have had access to. Specifically, most third-party apps are only granted access to photos you upload to your timeline, but the bug also gave them access to photos you might have shared via Facebook Stories or Marketplace.

The bug was only around for around two weeks but impacted 6.8 million people on the service and up to 1,500 apps that were built by 876 developers.While this isn’t quite as bad as having your credit card information stolen, it’s not ideal, and it impacted a ton of people.

If you’re curious if you were one, Facebook has created a page users can go to and see if their pictures were exposed.

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