Expert exposes Facebook bug, has his account disabled

08/19/2013 | (U.K.)

Khalil Shreateh uncovered a Facebook flaw that allows anyone to write on any other user's Timeline, and tried to report it to the social network's staff through the usual channels, Katie Collins writes. Then he demonstrated the bug by posting on CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Timeline, and had his Facebook account temporarily disabled as a result, Collins writes. Facebook apparently is refusing to pay a bounty fee to Shreateh for exposing the flaw, saying he violated the company's terms of service.

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