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Social Shorts: Another Facebook data breach, LinkedIn translation settings and 2020 digital ad spend forecasts

This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter.Click here to subscribeand get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning.Facebook confirms Groups data breach caused by API bug. The company said that private Groups member information – such as names and profile pictures – might have been accessed by approximately 100 partner developers from video streaming and social media management apps. According to Facebook, developers that may have accessed group members’ information after the Groups API restrictions were announced in April 2018 will be asked to delete member data that might have been retained. There has been no evidence of abuse discovered so far, Facebook said.Expanding Messenger encryption, despite warnings. On Wednesday, Reuters reported that Facebook plans to expand encryption across its Messenger platform, despite warnings from regulators and government of…