So, Google is under fire for accidentally sending their users private videos to absolute strangers. What!! According to reports Google experienced a but back in November that allowed this type of mistake. Check out the details below to see if you were effected by this. We peeped the story via BallerAlert:
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Google Admits To Accidentally Sending Users’ Private Videos To Strangers: Blogged By @Honeygrip ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Google confirmed on Tuesday that some people recently received private videos from strangers that had been uploaded to Google Photos. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to CNBC, Google explained that people often use Google Photos to back up videos and photos stored on their phones. Google offers an option for people to download a copy of their private data, called Google Takeout, but when some people used Google Takeout to download their own content, they were accidentally given, videos uploaded by other people. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ A Google spokesperson told CNBC, “We are notifying people about a bug that may have affected users who used Google Takeout to export their Google Photos content between November 21 and November 25.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Google apologized for the breach explaining, “These users may have received either an incomplete archive, or videos—not photos—that were not theirs. We fixed the underlying issue and have conducted an in-depth analysis to help prevent this from ever happening again. We are very sorry this happened.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ While Google maintains that fewer than 0.01% of people who exported data during the time period were affected, it’s unclear how many users that actually translates to. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Google Takeout is supposed to be a feature that gives users ….…to read the rest log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)
Hopefully you didn’t send any nudes. Yikes!!