Unlink your Facebook account from third-party apps with these tips

MENLO PARK, California -- Your Facebook account probably has way more apps linked to it than you think. And this is a big deal, since some apps allow location tracking while others upload your phone contacts and even photos.

To revoke app permissions, follow these steps on your Facebook page:

  • Go to "account settings."
  • Click "apps" on the left-hand sidebar.
  • Click the "X" on the right of each app to revoke access to your data.
  • Confirm "remove" when the window prompts you to do so.
  • You can also disable Facebook's "platform" feature, which stops Facebook from integrating with games and other apps for login purposes in the future.

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