Oct 172010
 
 October 17, 2010  Online

Chris Morrison writes:

We started hearing reports midday on Friday that Critter Island had disappeared. It’s now a day later, and Critter Island is still down, along with dozens of other apps we have listed in AppData for developer LOLapps. All redirect to facebook.com.

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Instead, we’ve learned that these suspensions likely relate to worries at Facebook about privacy, specifically relating to sharing data with third-party advertising services. More information is likely to emerge on Monday.

Read more on Inside Social Games.

Update: See the WSJ article, mentioned here, for the likely explanation.

Via @JulesPolonetsky

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