After someone found a security breach that exposed users’ phone numbers, Facebook confirmed that it has patched the hole. According to Computer World, independent security researcher Suriya Prakash found that Facebook’s search-by-phone-number function was heavily flawed, allowing people to easily harvest phone numbers.
Last month at the TechCrunch Disrupt event in San Francisco, Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said one of the biggest mistakes the company made was relying too much on HTML5. Apparently, the technology still hasn’t made many fans within the social network. At an Apps World panel in London, Facebook Developer Advocate Simon Cross said that HTML5 is great on desktop but has some work to do on mobile platforms.