Right after this report was posted, the company announced that the ability to retract a message will soon be available to all Messenger users.
The researcher then sold the data to Cambridge Analytica, which was against Facebook rules.
There might be more breaches of Facebook users' personal data even as the social media network grapples with acute criticism over its data leak scandal.
Whether or not you pay much attention to the stock market, you probably couldn't help but notice headlines today about Facebook, Inc. shares dropping dramatically due to issues involving user privacy. Now, a spokesperson for Facebook has confirmed the addition of a new "unsend' feature which will allow you delete messages just like Zuckerberg does". Regular Facebook users aren't able to delete their own messages from other people's Messenger inbox, and a special process was applied to Facebook executives.
The US tech giant has admitted its boss Mark Zuckerberg has been secretly using a tool to delete his messages in other users' inboxes for several years without telling recipients. "I'm not going to sit here and say that we're not going to find more [breaches], because we are", she said. Do you think Facebook Messenger will be the same if unsending messages becomes a common feature?
Facebook's reputation took another hit this week, with the revelation that the company sent a doctor on a secret mission to top United States hospitals, to try and convince them to share private patient data.
"We know that we did not do enough to protect people's data", Sandberg toldNPR. As a result it's likely to take some time for the full facts to come out.
Facebook, facing enormous pressure over the scandal, said Friday it had suspended AggregateIQ pending further investigation. "Mark (Zuckerberg) is really sorry for that, and what we're doing now is taking really firm action".
Kate and William decided not to learn the gender of their upcoming addition until he or she is born, Vanity Fair reports . Kate and William already have the help of George and Charlotte's full-time live-in nanny Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo.
That campaign was defeated at a referendum in 1999 in which most Australians voted to maintain the status quo. Upon arrival, the couple was greeted in Brisbane by Governor-General Peter Cosgrove with a 21-gun salute.
Any Spurs players feeling underpaid and undervalued could perhaps be angered by that pay boost for the man at the top. Klopp, though, reckoned he was satisfied with a performance that saw Liverpool largely control proceedings.
Kejriwal had recently met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu in Delhi. "This is not democracy, not correct. Lok Sabha members of TDP chose Parliament's Central Hall as the venue of their sit-in protest.
Secretary of State, and the team from the Central Intelligence Agency are dealing with the preparations to the summit. In a separate report , a United States think-tank says North Korea may have started testing a new reactor.
If you must travel, make sure to check the weather conditions, watches, warnings and advisories before venturing out the door. In response to that, the WALB First Alert Weather Team has declared a First Alert Weather Day .
Police quickly evacuated the area and ambulances, firefighters and helicopters rushed to the scene to aid those who were injured. A 51-year-old woman from Lueneburg in northern Germany and a 65-year-old man from Borken municipality near Muenster were killed.
Straight after the bus incident, Nurmagomedov called out McGregor and seemed to challenge him to an unregulated fight . Star brawler Conor McGregor is a free man, following a backstage melee in an outburst that could harm his star power.
It is notably reminiscent to 2015 when Lesnar used rumors of a return to the UFC to negotiate a new WWE deal. WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon announced today that Universal Champion Brock Lesnar has re-signed with WWE.
The Pentagon said it wasn't conducting airstrikes, with a spokesman saying that "we continue to closely watch the situation". The attacks have come almost a week after Trump expressed his desire to bring the USA troops back to the country.
Rockets 96, Trail Blazers 94: Chris Paul hit an off-balance layup with 0.8 seconds left to lift Houston past Portland in Houston. Markieff Morris had another understated yet productive all-around game Wednesday with 15 points, five rebounds and four assists.
Bill Cosby's $3.4M settlement: Evidence of guilt or greed?
The most well-known of the five is 63-year-old model Janice Dickinson, who says Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in 1982. In this case, the jury will also be privy to the amount of money Cosby paid Constand when they originally settled the case.
National Guard members begin arriving at US-Mexico border
In Mexico Metropolis, a caravan of Central American migrants that had been heading north stopped inside the Mexican capital. In California, Brown's spokesman, Evan Westrup, said Monday that state officials are still reviewing Trump's troop request.
Ferrari handed big fine for Raikkonen unsafe release
Ferrari later tweeted that the mechanic, named only as Francesco, likely sustained a "shinbone and fibula fracture". Our plan worked but just, Bottas had a bit of a sniff but ran out of laps", said the four times champion.
One more BJP MP joins chorus over Dalit issue
There is a sense of stimulation among the party workers in regard to the direct interaction with the Prime Minister. It was a declaration of war with a firm eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Arsenal v Southampton - story of the match
Welbeck scored a late victor for Arsenal to inflict more misery on Mark Hughes' Southampton side. Southampton are three points behind 17th placed Crystal Palace but with a game in hand.
YouTube shooter's dad speaks publicly for the first time
Mountain View police objected to that characterization and in a statement Wednesday detailed their exchange with Aghdam's family. Her mother broke down when it was brought up that the day of the interview, Thursday, would have been her 39th birthday.
Orban projected to hold majority in key Hungary vote
Pollsters think a high turnout could benefit the opposition. "The Hungarian political landscape will dramatically change today". Speaking at a recent campaign rally, Orban accused the European Union of "trying to take away our country".
US slaps sanctions on Putin's allies
The measures announced by the Treasury Department were also aimed at 17 senior Russian government officials. Campaigners against Kremlin corruption welcomed the United States move.
Canada hockey team bus crash kills 14
The bus driving the Humboldt Broncos had 29 passengers, including the driver, when it crashed at about 5 p.m. Ruschkowski said he was close with head coach Darcy Haugan and he will be missed in the hockey community.
Nokia 6 2018 launched in India
That is more or less it, the designer did not share any more spec info for the phone, as this is a concept device after all. For around Rs 2,000 more, you will be getting last year's flagship Nokia device with a flagship Snapdragon 835 processor .
Future IPhones To Have Curved Screens And Touchless Controls
The technology could be useful for augmented reality, which is where Apple has put in a lot of effort in the past couple of years. Apple has already changed that notion by removing a home button altogether, but can a smartphone rely on gestures alone?