Facebook has been party to all sorts of bizarre happenings and technical blunders in recent months. From a morbid bug that proclaimed users were dead when they weren’t, to CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s failure to confront the onslaught of bogus news stories teeming on the social network, Facebook has been the internet’s collective punching bag this year.
And on Friday, another glitch caught the attention of Facebook users, when they noticed old photos were randomly reposting to their timelines without permission. PC Mag first noticed the snafu, citing aggrieved Facebookers who spent the day angry-tweeting fiery missives to the tech company. People initially chalked the problem up to the company’s recent app update for iOS, likening the emergence of forgotten status updates and photos to some embarrassing memories they’d rather keep in the dark: