Facebook Exposed 6 Million Users’ Contact Info

The world of social media is always renewing itself in some way or another. With frequent updates and resurfacing content, it can be hard to keep up with on a daily basis.  It’s important to stay informed of the curent issues and trends so that your social media presence stays relevant. Using social media is one thing, but using it well is the key to online success.  Stay updated and stay informed with the latest social media news!



Facebook accidentally shared 6 million users’ email addresses or telephone numbers due to a software bug, the company announced Friday. The breach was caused by an unfortunate combination of Facebook’s “People You May Know” and “Download Your Information” features. “People You May Know” offers friend suggestions based in part on other users’ uploaded contact lists or address books; “Download Your Information” offers a downloadable version of your Facebook Timeline archive. For more on this story, click here!

instagram1Instagram video appears to be a hit. Users uploaded more than 5 million videos during the first 24 hours of availability. In the first eight hours alone, the app saw one year’s worth of video uploaded, 40 hours per minute when the Miami Heat won the NBA championship Thursday evening, according to Instagram. Click here to read more!

social media daySilver City may not be the biggest city in New Mexico, but it is the first to officially proclaim June 30 as Social Media Day. Silver City Mayor James R. Marshall signed of on the proclamation at a Town Council meeting last week, a month after event organizer Abraham Villarreal submitted the request. More on this story here.


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