Facebook belatedly suspends 'tens of thousands' of apps in privacy probe following Cambridge Analytica affair

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Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps made by about 400 developers.
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Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps made by about 400 developers.

Facebook has filed lawsuits against a number of app developers over data expropriation

Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps as part of its ongoing investigation that was started last year in response to Cambridge Analytica scandal. The company said on Friday that the s...

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