Facebook Nixes Worrying Loophole That Put Vulnerable Closed Groups at Risk

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Facebook has quietly changed its privacy standards for closed groups to eliminate the option of manually viewing members’ private information and after it threatened legal action, a Chrome extension that made it possible to download the details of all group members at once has been shuttered. But the question of why this was possible in the first place still lingers.

According to CNBC, the privacy loophole was still in place as recently as last month. It came to the outlet’s

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