Meta, formerly known as Facebook, has successfully addressed a bug that triggered automatic friend requests when users accessed any profile. The company expressed regret for the technical mishap, assuring users that the issue has been resolved. The glitch, caused by a recent app update, resulted in unintended friend requests being sent, prompting both amusement and confusion among users. Some users even discovered that Facebook sent friend requests to individuals they were attempting to block.
Notably, this incident follows Meta’s announcement of substantial layoffs as part of its “Year of Efficiency” initiative aimed at reducing the workforce by at least 21,000 employees by the end of 2023.
Meta fixes Facebook bug sending unwanted friend requests, apologizes for inconvenience. Glitch disrupts user experience, raises privacy concerns.