Dont trust facebook to keep you photos safe

If you upload photos to facebook, perhaps you should make sure you have a backup of them.

In a post in my RSS feed today, there was a problem with digikams plugin that uploaded pictures to facebook.You got the error message “Facebook Call Failed: Invalid API key”. This in itself is perhapes not to bad. If facebook thinks a application is bad they can ban it from uploading. I can fully accept this and think its a god idea for security reasons.

But then the bad things start. Facebook “deleted” all the pictures uploaded by the app also. And as a security person I can kind of understand this. But I am sure people dont know and understand this.

So make sure you make a copy / backup of you photos after uploading them to facebook.


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