Facebook has been hit by a surprising bug . The platform sent “automatic friend requests” to profiles users visited. Some users have complained about the issue on social media , reports Phonandroid .
According to reports, users noticed that strangers had accepted friend requests when they had never sent them. Some Internet users thought they had made a bad manipulation, others imagined that they had been hacked . But Meta hastened to reassure everyone.
A bug contained in the last update
Mark Zuckerberg ‘s group sent a press release to several media on Friday. “We’ve fixed a bug related to a recent app update that caused some Facebook friend requests to be incorrectly sent,” a company spokesperson wrote. And to add: “We prevented this from happening and we apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused.