After data from half a billion Facebook users was leaked, the company isn't planning to tell people if they were impacted
- Now the company won't notify impacted users, a representative told Reuters on Wednesday.
- Facebook isn't notifying impacted users because the company isn't sure whose
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The social media giant isn't informing users because it isn't sure which users were impacted, a Facebook spokesperson told Reuters. Moreover, since users are unable to fix the issue and the data is already public, Facebook is choosing not to identify and inform users.The data leak included phone numbers, full names, locations, email addresses, and biographical information of over 533 million Facebook users from 106 countries. US users made up the majority with over 32 million users impacted, with users in the UK and India representing the second- and third-most impacted regions.
In short: Hackers didn't break into Facebook's servers and steal a bunch of
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