Up to 6.8 Million Facebook Users May Have Been Victims of a Photo API Bug

Some third-party apps were given access to more images than usual

The bug was active from Sept. 13 through 25 PashaIgnatov/iStock

As many as 6.8 million Facebook users may have been affected by a bug in the social network’s photo API (application-programming interface) that gave some third-party apps access to more photos than they were given permission to access.

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