Facebook: 50 Million User Accounts Affected By A Security Breach

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Facebook says 50 million user accounts have been affected by a security breach.

The company says hackers exploited the “View As” feature on the service. Facebook says it has taken steps to fix the security problem and alerted law enforcement.

This is a developing story; look for updates here as new information is reported.

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