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Should we be worried about the latest Facebook glitch?

A bug on Facebook sent ripples through the Web on Thursday afternoon. 

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The Facebook logo is pictured at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California, in this Jan. 29, 2013 file photo.

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A glitch on Thursday rerouted an untold number of requests from third-party sites directly to an error page on Facebook.com

The whole debacle apparently stemmed from a problem with Facebook Connect, the feature that allows you to instantly "like" or re-post content from non-Facebook sites. If you happened to be logged into Facebook, and you attempted to click on any site that uses Facebook Connect – the Huffington Post, for instance, or Gawker – you were redirected to Facebook.com, and politely told to "try again later." 

"For a short period of time, there was a bug that redirected people logging in with Facebook from third-party sites to Facebook.com," a company representative told All Things D. "The issue was quickly resolved, and Login with Facebook is now working as usual.”

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