Facebook Photo API Bug Exposes Millions of User’s Photos to Third Party Apps — Facebook Says It’s Fixed

Facebook notified developers that third party apps had access to a “broader set of photos than usual for 12 days between September 13 and September 25, 2018.”  Facebook believes 6.8 million users may have been affected and states up to 1,500 apps by 876 developers were affected. Facebook says the issue has been corrected. Additionally, the announcement states Facebook will roll out tools in the coming week to help developers who was impacted.  Finally, Facebook will notify users they think have been impacted and advise all users log into third party apps to “check which photos they have access to.”  Read the full Facebook announcement here