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Facebook – Applications creating SPAM shutdown

Facebook has implemented a new enforcement system to shutdown spam posting broadcasts from applications. A number of Facebook applications have been disabled which manipulate member accounts and broadcast to all contacts.

Facebook Shuts A Large Number Of Applications For Spamming http://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/2011/06/facebook_shuts_a_large_number.php

QUOTE:  Many Facebook application developers had their applications terminated by Facebook this week without any clear warning, according to All Facebook. Among those shut are Photo Effect, Social Interview, and Good Reads.

Facebook has, for some time, tried to find and block spam coming from applications to users’ feeds and walls. In recent days, Facebook said in a statement to All Facebook, the amount of spam complaints from users had spiked. In response they turned on a new enforcement system which took user feedback heavily into account. “This resulted in a number of applications with high negative user feedback being disabled or having certain features disabled.” Facebook created an appeal page where developers can plead their case.

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