Its easy to forget that practically the WHOLE WORLD has access to content you post online, but its a fact. This is the case even after deleting old photos or embarrassing pics that we don’t want on the internet. CNN has conducted a thorough investigation and found that not only are some “deleted” photos still online, they often remain accessible for YEARS…
The company (Facebook) admitted on Friday that its older systems for storing uploaded content “did not always delete images from content delivery networks in a reasonable period of time even though they were immediately removed from the site,” but said it’s currently finishing up a newer system that makes the process much quicker. In the meantime, photos that users thought they “deleted” from the social network months or even years ago remain accessible via direct link.
The problem: “deleted” photos never go away
Check out the full story on CNN