Facing significant blowback from horrified organizations and users worldwide with respect to the Cambridge Analytica debacle, Facebook appears to be responding with swift action that will undoubtedly result in disgruntled developers and users.
Question: How did a company that is essentially an API raise $8.2 million? Answer: by smartly targeting a fat market (identity access management in the cloud) that has great need, according to the press release,
In an effort to protect its platform from spam and abuse, Twitter today unveiled a number of changes to the way developers will request and obtain access to Twitter's APIs. First, Twitter is requiring that all requests for access to the APIs go through a new developer account application process.