Associates for forty six Years? No, It's a Fb Glitch

A Fb glitch is inflicting some customers to find lengthy-lasting friendships. The issue? It is congratulating individuals for being buddies for the previous forty six years, even when the consumer hasn’t been alive for that lengthy.

Go residence, @fb, you are drunk. I am not even forty six years previous!

— BrockTheDesigner (@brockkowalsky) December 31, 2015

No, Fb is not making an attempt to prank individuals. Probably the most prevalent principle is that the glitch is said to "epoch time" or "Unix time." Principally, the Unix working system (which serves because the core of Apple OS X) retains time by counting the seconds since midnight GMT on Jan. 1, 1970, often known as the Unix epoch.

Fb might for some cause be putting the start of friendships on the Unix epoch, which, accounting for the time zone distinction, can be Dec. 31, 1969. That’s forty six years in the past from Thursday, New Yr’s Eve.

Fb hasn’t confirmed that principle. However an organization spokesperson did inform NBC Information, "We have recognized this bug and the workforce’s fixing it now so everybody can ring in 2016 feeling younger once more."