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Apple disables group FaceTime after critical privacy bug surfaces

Apple has disabled its newly-launched Group FaceTime feature, as it works to patch a serious privacy bug that surfaced late Monday afternoon. The bug, first reported by 9to5Mac, allows FaceTime users to access the microphone and front-facing camera of the person they are calling—even if that person doesn't answer.

Watch as nearly 30 tech YouTubers come together on a group FaceTime call

The biggest tech collaboration of the year is here with nearly 30 of your favorite YouTubers having come together on a group FaceTime Video call. Their video shows off just how smooth the feature is with very little lag. On the other hand, while the execution did impress us a lot, we felt that Apple's implementation of the group-calling interface left a lot to be desired.