The company said teams of internal and external experts will conduct interviews and lead on-site inspections of certain apps during its ongoing audit.
On Facebook's part, the company promised in March to conduct a full app investigation and audit, determining whether or not any apps on the platform may be misusing user data. Facebook announced that it suspended roughly 200 apps that potentially misuse users' data.
Over the past few weeks, questions over Facebook's privacy policies have shifted away from the Cambridge Analytica incident to how many other apps may have similarly exploited user data.
In 2014, a new platform policy offering greater protection of user data reduce the personal information that apps can access.
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Facebook had a two phase approach to this: A comprehensive review to identify every app that has access to Facebook data and the second phase involved conducing interview and making requests for information if they had concerns.
Facebook did not immediately provide detail on which apps were suspended or how many people had used them.
The suspended apps will be screened to confirm if user data was misused. In addition, a username and password to access the information was publicly available on code-sharing website GitHub, something Facebook discovered through a data-abuse bounty program it announced in April.
"We are investing heavily to make sure this investigation is as thorough and timely as possible, concluded Archibong". In a blog posting, Archibong says the suspensions do not mean the apps misused data, only that there are grounds for a further audit.
Archibong does state that "there is a lot more work to be done" and that Facebook will keep you updated on any progress. As CNN explained, the goal is to crack down on any kind of egregious data breach like that of election consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.