Monday, 30 July 2012

Caution..Deleted Photos Can be Accessed on Facebook

If you are a frequent user of facebook then you might have uploaded many images, Then may be you would have deleted some of the photos because you don’t like the pic or it’s a personal image, you have uploaded  it and now you want to delete it . But after you have deleted the image ,its still present on the face book.


It is a major loophole in the Facebook’s privacy.

why does it happen ????

Facebook works on Continent Distribution Network known as CDN to give quick and easy access to its users. When an image and video is uploaded then many copies of same photo or video becomes available on local servers. When a user deletes a photo or video from his account then it is deleted from the Facebook’s main server but remains available on other server for 30 months (2.5 Years) and user’s can access deleted photo and video.

How To Access these Deleted Images on Facebook

Deleted photos can be simply accessed if you know URL of the image which has been deleted from the Facebook Server. To get a proof follow the following steps:-

  • First of all, open Facebook image in New Tab which you want to delete.
  • Copy URL of the image from address bar and paste it in Notepad.
  • Now Right Click on it and select Copy Image URL and paste it in Notepad.
  • Delete the Photo.
  • Now Paste the URL in the address bar which you copied in 2nd step. You will see an error message This Content is Currently Unavailable.
  • Now to Access Deleted Photo paste the URL in the address bar which you have copied in 3rd step.
  • So, if anyone knows the URL of the photo then he can  easily access your deleted photos.


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