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Facebook bans an app once used by 4M people, suspends 200 more

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Source - Marketing Land

Facebook says it is notifying those who shared information with the myPersonality app, which was mostly active before 2012.

Facebook has banned another app on its platform since announcing in March it had banned Cambridge Analytica for misusing user data via the ThisIsYourDigitalLife app.

The myPersonality app banned by Facebook was active prior to 2012, according to the company, and was used by approximately 4 million people. This is the first app Facebook has banned since it started its app investigation following the Cambridge Analytica crisis.

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Media vs. Facebook: This time it's personal

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We at eSocial Reports are always looking for great articles that we can share with our readers.  Today, I am sharing an article by Scott Rosenberg - Axiom that Journalist and the media at large will find interesting.

Facebook and Google execs privately complain about the barrage of critical coverage they face, charging that media companies have a financial incentive to attack them and that media execs are settling scores. They're right.

Be smart: Outrage over Facebook's misuse of user data and failure to rein in election fraud is real. But the zeal that media outlets bring to their Facebook coverage is personal, too. It's turbocharged because journalists, individually and collectively, blame Facebook — along with other tech giants, like Google, and the internet itself — for seducing their readers, impoverishing their employers, and killing off their jobs.

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