San Francisco: Facebook has announced yet another data breach where at least 100 app developers may have accessed Facebook users’ data for months which includes profile pictures, names and group members’ activities.
The Company said that there has been no evidence of abuse with the information yet but they will ask the developers to delete any information they might have retained and will conduct audits.
Facebook is already facing scrutiny after the personal data of 87 million users was harvested by Cambridge Analytica, a UK based political consulting firm. A fine of $5 billion is imposed by the Federal Trade Commission as a result of the breach.
The new framework of the agreement of Facebook with FTC states that there will be more accountability and transparency on how they build and maintain the products. The Company is constantly working on how to improve how data is accessed through Facebook.