Security loophole means Facebook fans can be a precarious commodity


If the creator of a Facebook page loses administrative control of the page because of a security lapse, there’s no mechanism to reassert control, since the network no longer recognizes the creator as administrator, Brid-Aine Parnell writes. Page creators then have little recourse but to report the page as infringing their rights, leading to the page’s deletion. “[F]or many users, this is a difficult option to swallow after months, or even years, spent building up their fanbase,” Parnell writes. Register (U.K.), The

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