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1. A Facebook bug is mysteriously deleting comments.
Content from select Facebook pages have been disappearing over the past 24 hours, with some users being prevented from updating their statuses and posting photos and videos.
Facebook says security issues are to blame.
“There is a security bug with Facebook that is removing posts (seemingly from the last 24 hours and page posts today) as well as a second issue with links not working properly,” it said in statement.
Users are advised not to re-post removed content, as it will come back eventually, ABC News reports.
2. Mayor apologises for “victim-blaming comments”.
The Mayor of Albury has apologised for comments he made following the rape of a 17-year-old earlier this week.
Kevin Mack, mayor of southern New South Wales town, said that when women walk alone, “that in itself is an invitation for someone to take advantage of you”.
The comments sparked outrage online and a petition calling for an apology.
Catch up on this story: Mayor says women walking along at night “invite” sexual predators.
3. Women less likely to test positive to HPV following vaccine.
New data shows that young Australian women are becoming less likely to test positive for precursors to cervical cancer as more receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines.
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows high grade abnormality detection in women below the age of 24 was progressively decreasing, ABC News reports.