Another 200 dodgy Facebook apps discovered in fallout from Cambridge Analytica data scandal

YOUR Facebook profile may have been raided by another 200 apps that misused or even sold your personal information, the social media giant revealed in the ongoing fallout from its largest data scandal to date.

Facebook discovered the potentially dodgy applications as part of an “investigation and audit” designed to unearth apps like the personality test that harvested information from users and sold it to political data firm Cambridge Analytica.

Data such as phone numbers, private messages, and religious views, taken from as many as 87 million Facebook users and more than 311,000 in Australia, was allegedly used to influence voters in the 2016 US election.

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