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Facebook personality quiz exposed data on over 3 million users: Report

ANI  |  Washington [United States] 

There appears to be no end to Facebook's privacy-related woes. A personality quiz app created by researchers has come under scanner for allegedly exposing data of over 3 million users.

The app called 'myPersonality' has been created by researchers at the University of The quiz was completed by over 6 million people, some of whom opted to share profile data with the researchers, Mashable reported.

While this data was supposed to be restricted to approved groups, it was reportedly made available to select group of researchers outside of as well. The login credentials for the website where the data was stored was available on for four years for anyone to download.

has since suspended the app. However, the incident is another reminder of the mega Analytica scandal which brought infamy to the popular

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 12:05 IST
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