Facebook Private Messages appearing on Timeline isn’t Privacy Bug

By | September 24th, 2012|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

TechCrunch alerted readers that private messages were appearing on Timeline as posted by friends.   I think people might actually be getting paranoid about Facebook privacy now. I must say I've never trusted it either.  So is it a hoax or not? Today we read a post created by Techcrunch - They said that private messages were appearing on your timeline, they said it didn't seem worldwide, it appeared so far to be only in France. The messages appeared in a box that said friends posted to your wall. I was half convinced that this was an isolated case but I headed over to my wall - timeline to check, and I noticed 2 posts that could have been private messages - I thought, Wow its true, this is bad - and I continued on to see if I could find any more - but I couldn't.  I did indeed find the box they mentioned for the year 2009 with about 200 wall messages from friends, but they were not private messages, mostly birthday wishes. These have always been visible on your Facebook wall. However, it [...]