After data from half a billion Facebook users was leaked, the company isn't planning to tell people if they...

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Facebook data from over 533 million users was leaked, Insider reported last week. Now the company won't notify impacted users, a representative told...
Facebook accidentally leaked the personal information of over 533 million users, but is unable to alert them because it's not sure who was impacted.

In the wake of news that personal information from over 533 million Facebook users leaked online, the company said it won't inform impacted users.

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…
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