Facebook reveals another privacy breach, this time involving developers

From zdnet.com

Facebook has quietly revealed another privacy breach involving approximately 100 developers. 

On Tuesday, Konstantinos Papamiltiadis, Facebook’s Director of Platform Partnerships said in a blog post that the names and profile pictures of users connected to Groups and the system’s API were accessible.

Before April 2018, group administrators could authorize an app for a group they managed, giving the application developer access to this information. 

Despite restricting information access to just the group’s name, the number of users, and post content — unless users opted-in to share their name and profile picture — in April last year, Facebook says that some apps retained access to this additional data until recently.

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