Applications were suspended over data concerns

Facebook said it has suspended more than 400 of thousands of applications it has investigated to determine whether people’s personal information was being improperly shared

The Information Commissioner’s Office began investigating the social media giant earlier this year due to the Cambridge Analytica data mishandling. Cambridge Analytica has denied accusations and has filed for bankruptcy in the United States and Britain.

Archibong said that a myPersonality app was banned by the social network for not agreeing to an audit and “because it’s clear that they shared information with researchers as well as companies with only limited protections in place.”

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