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Facebook Suspends 200 Apps In Data Misuse Investigation

Facebook Suspends 200 Apps In Data Misuse Investigation

Stillwell worked for the University of Cambridge's Psychometrics Centre - which Aleksandr Kogan, the researcher who created the app that reportedly gave Cambridge Analytica access to the personal data of up to 87 million Facebook users, was also previously a part of.

Facebook last month suspended "myPersonality" from its platform, saying the app may have violated its policies.

The resulting investigation is now "in full swing", in the words of Ime Archibong, a Vice President of Product Partnerships at Facebook.

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Zuckerberg had said the social network will investigate all apps that had access to large amounts of information before the company curtailed data access in 2014. The two-phase investigation is first identifying all the apps that had such access and second, probing apps that raise "concerns", Archibong said. Mark Zuckerberg announced the internal investigation on 21 March, following the revelations about Cambridge Analytica and the site. His employees have already taken care of #2 and #3 on this list, and now only the investigation (#1) remains.

CNBC reported that Facebook came under fire after news revealed that Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed the social media company's data files during the 2016 Presidential Campaign. Uncooperative developers can be banned from the platform. And if we find developers that misused personally identifiable information, we will ban them and tell everyone affected by those apps.

"This type of data is very powerful and there is a real potential for misuse", said Chris Sumner of the Online Privacy Foundation. So far, This Is Your Digital Life - a quiz that Cambridge Analytica abused to harvest user data - is the only app now listed on that tool; at the time of writing, it hasn't been updated to include the most recent 200 apps. And they were not only academics but also companies such as Facebook itself, Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo. The shares were little changed Monday at $186.92.

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"We are investing heavily to make sure this investigation is as thorough and timely as possible".

"We have a responsibility to protect your data, and if we can't then we don't deserve to serve you". We'll have to wait and see.

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