graph.facebook.com/me/accountsendpoint. Previously, with basic permissions granted, an app could go to this endpoint or the FQL table to access the list of a user’s apps and Pages. In 90 days (September 22, 2011), we are going to require that apps have the manage_pages permission in order to obtain access to this information.
Over the past year, we've worked hard to improve our automated systems that catch spam and malicious behavior on Platform. These systems allowed us to cut spam on Platform by 95 percent in 2010, greatly increasing user satisfaction and trust with apps on Facebook. We've been getting a lot of user feedback recently, spiking significantly over the past week, about the amount of app spam on their feeds and walls. To ensure that users have a positive experience and developers can build in a healthy ecosystem, we run automated screens that detect apps receiving large amounts of negative user feedback. Recently, we have updated our enforcement systems to identify and reduce unwanted user-to-user posts created by apps. An example of these unwanted posts is when a user posts content to a friend’s Wall using an app and the friend removes the post, marks the post as spam or blocks the app.
We encourage you to proactively review user posts and make sure that they provide engaging and welcome content. In addition, we will be rolling out new App Insights in a few weeks that will let you better monitor negative user feedback (e.g., posts marked as spam and stream story hides). For examples and explanations of user feedback click here.
For all apps that have been disabled or have had features disabled, you should have received an email at the Contact Email address listed in the Developer App with details. If you believe your app has affected by this in error, please contact us here. Note that no content is deleted if an app is disabled. If an app is re-enabled, all the content comes back.