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Facebook mistakenly deleted some people’s Live videos

This time instead of exposing users’ data, a Facebook bug erased it. A previously undisclosed Facebook glitch caused it to delete some users’ Live videos if they tried to post them to their Story and the News Feed after finishing their broadcast. Facebook wouldn’t say how many users or livestreams were impacted, but told the bug was intermittent and affected ...

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Police board LA-bound plane after pilot mistakenly triggers hijacking alarm (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

JetBlue passengers awaiting takeoff at New York’s JFK International Airport were given quite a scare after heavily armed police boarded their plane in response to a suspected hijacking that turned out to be a false alarm. The plane, which was preparing to fly to Los Angeles on Tuesday evening, was swarmed by police and SWAT cars after it stopped responding ...

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Facebook mistakenly leaked developer analytics reports to testers

Set the “days without a Facebook privacy problem” counter to zero. This week, an alarmed developer contacted TechCrunch, informing us that their Facebook App Analytics weekly summary email had been delivered to someone outside their company. It contains sensitive business information, including weekly average users, page views and new users. Forty-three hours after we contacted Facebook about the issue, the ...

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US Congress wants troops to learn Russian, mistakenly calls it ‘East Asian language’

The US Congress has directed the Pentagon to improve the military’s knowledge of Russian but mistakenly listed the language as “East Asian” – along with Chinese and Korean. The House Armed Services committee demanded that the Pentagon chief James Mattis take charge of improving the troops’ command of Chinese, Korean and Russian, as it unveiled a proposal for a new ...

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‘Do not publish’: CBS News mistakenly reports death of Former First Lady Barbara Bush (PHOTO)

US television channel CBS appear to have wrongly reported the death of former First Lady Barbara Bush, who is in fact still alive but gravely ill. The blunder occurred on Sunday following reports that the health of Mrs Bush, wife of former US President George H W Bush, is failing. It’s understood she has declined further medical care. Bush served ...

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Facebook says it mistakenly asked users for views on grooming

In today’s episode of ‘wtf was the tech industry thinking’, Facebook has been caught asking users if they think it’s okay for an adult man to ask a 14-year-old girl for “sexual pictures” in a private chat. The Guardian reported that Facebook ran the survey on Sunday asking a portion of its users how they thought it should handle grooming behavior. ...

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Homeless man asleep in a bin injured after being mistakenly emptied into rubbish truck

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 17:14 A homeless man was injured after he was scooped up and dumped into a rubbish truck. Paramedics were called after the man, who was sleeping in a bin surrounded by cardboard for warmth, injured his pelvis and leg in the accident. Fire, police and an air ambulance were called to the High Street in ...

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Glory to heroes? Polish ‘patriotic’ mural mistakenly depicting Nazi soldiers stirs uproar

A “patriotic” mural commemorating the 1944 Warsaw uprising against Nazi occupation was recently unveiled in a Polish town. One of the pictures, however, drew swift denunciation, as it depicted SS soldiers who helped to crush the rebellion. This week, local authorities in the small Polish town of Lomianki, located several kilometers north of the capital Warsaw, boasted about the creation ...

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Teacher faces sack after mistakenly calling trans student ‘girl’… despite immediate apology

A schoolteacher could be out of a job, suspended for calling a trans pupil by the wrong gender while praising a group of students for a job well done. Mathematics teacher Joshua Sutcliffe, 27, told a group of students that included a teen who identifies as a boy “Well done girls,” when he spotted them working hard in class. Sutcliffe ...

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