FacePalm


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FacePalm

A bug in Apple's FaceTime video calling service that allowed users to eavesdrop on their friends before they had a chance to answer the call. Discovered in early 2019 when a second person was added to a group call, the mic and camera were opened on the first person's iPhone before it was answered. Comedians joked that people would finally know what their friends thought of them if they heard "oh no, so and so is calling again." Within three weeks, Apple provided a patch to fix the problem. See FaceTime.


A Real Facepalm
A facepalm is actually a word that means people are covering their faces with their palms to express dismay or anxiety.
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Once approved, it can take another year or more to add features like color changes (as you may have seen on the facepalm emoji on your smartphone).
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Naturally there will be celebrity guest driving a lap in the Reasonably Priced Car, while plenty of laughs and facepalm moments are provided as standard.
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(Editor's reaction: facepalm.) If anyone would like to discuss intelligent voice assistants, we'll talk about that at a "sunrise discussion" during the 2012 SpeechTEK conference, and you can catch me then.
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