Facebook suspends 200 apps in post-Cambridge Analytica clean-up

May 14, 2018 Rachel Kaser


As the Cambridge Analytica scandal keeps creeping down on Facebook like a mudslide, the company has been trying to preemptively oust the other skeletons in its closet with app audits. Now it’s announced it may have snagged up to 200 more potentially problematic apps — and it won’t say what they are yet. The details: Facebook’s VP of product partnerships, Ime Archibong, announced it’s promised investigation into third-party apps was “in full swing.” It’s investigating all apps which had access to user information before a revised 2014 policy restricted it. After reviewing thousands of apps by its own estimation, Facebook has…

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