Have you shared your contact number with Facebook? social site has listed online 400m contacts


WASHINGTON: Have you shared your personal contact number with the Facebook? if yes, then your number might have been listed online in the latest privacy lapse by the social media giant.

Over 400 million phone numbers linked to Facebook users have been listed online by the social site, according to the US media.

About 419 million records on users across several databases including 133 million US accounts, more than 50 million in Vietnam and 18 million in Britain stored in a server was exposed.

The databases listed Facebook user IDs — unique digits attached to each account — the profiles’ phone numbers, as well as the gender listed by some accounts and their geographical locations.