Facebook Clamps Down on Access to User Data via Its Groups API

The social network found that some apps retained access for longer than they should have

At least 11 partners accessed group members’ information during the past 60 days Melpomenem/iStock

Facebook made a change to its Groups API (application-programming interface) after discovering that some apps were retaining information acquired through the API for longer than was intended.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.