Facebook Reveals Apps, Others That Got Special Access to User Data

Facebook said in Friday’s document that the special deals were required to give app developers time to become compliant with changes in its policies, and to enable device and software makers to create versions of the social network for their products. The company revealed it was still sharing information of users’ friends, such as name, gender, birth date, current city or hometown, photos and page likes, with 61 app developers nearly six months after it said it stopped access to this data in 2015.

Link: Facebook Reveals Apps, Others That Got Special Access to User Data
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