Facebook is set to fix a bug that nuked comments and likes on sites that integrate the social media giant’s service.
The confirmation comes via an article from TechCrunch which says that Facebook has acknowledged the problem and said that it will rollout a fix soon.
The problem started appearing on March 25 as site owners and administrators noticed that their likes and comments for certain pages have been reset to zero.
The bug primarily affected sites that do not sport the www prefix in their URLs.
When the fix is released, these sites will see their comments and likes reappear, Facebook assured people, as no data was actually lost.
Facebook has released the following statement to TechCrunch:
“Earlier today, a display bug made it appear as if the Like counts and comments on some sites had been reset. We are in the process of addressing the issue now, and sites should be displaying the correct number of Likes and comments soon. No Likes or comments were lost. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.”
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