Apple Takes Down Facetime Due to Bug

Screenshot of Apple System Status at 6am EST 29 Jan 2019

A bug in Facetime which allowed users to listen in on their contacts without the contact answering a call forced Apple, Inc. into firefighting mode today.

Facetime Group Conferencing was taken offline and according to the status website is still offline. (

As of 12pm EST 31 January 2019, the Group feature of the app still was down.

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