Fri. Oct 11th, 2019

Facebook Suspends Huge Number of Apps in Response to Cambridge Analytica Row

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Facebook has declared that it has suspended a huge number of applications on its platform

Facebook has declared that it has suspended a huge number of applications on its platform

Facebook has declared that it has suspended a huge number of applications on its platform as a major aspect of its progressing examination concerning the app developers and the action of their apps on the social networking platform. The social media giant began a platform-wide investigation concerning apps and app developers on its platform in March 2018 after the Cambridge Analytica controversy.

Facebook has suspended huge number of apps by nearly 400 app developers

The company displayed a post on its blog, it has suspended huge number of apps by nearly 400 app developers, it’s not sure that all these apps affected a risk to Facebook Users and their information on the social media, according to their view many numbers of these apps were still in the testing stage and had not been taken off to the User.

Read: Facebook’s “Off-Facebook Activity” tool will allow users to see which apps, websites tracked them.

The Facebook company also accepted that, for providing protection for users, it has banned the number of apps completely. The removal of the app includes many reasons, which having inappropriate sharing data obtained from us, keep data available to the public, without protecting user’s privacy and security or something else that was in clear violation of our policies.

Facebook Suspends Huge Number of Apps in Response to Cambridge Analytica Row

“We have also developed new standards to more carefully control developers access to users data,” Archibong included the blog post including those apps that solicitation users’data will currently need to exhibit how their information would be utilized to furnish them with involvement in their app.

Independently, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) not long ago forced a fine of $5 billion on Facebook following its investigation into the Cambridge Analytica scandal and other privacy protection infringement. The Federal authority additionally forced new limitations on the organization’s business activities. Including that, the settlement with the FTC also ordered that the social media deploy officials and officers more prominent oversight on its app developers.

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