A massive Facebook breach may also have affected users of hundreds of other websites and apps. But three days after the public disclosure of the breach, it’s not clear that those companies know what, if anything, might have happened to their users.

A spokesperson for the dating app Tinder said Monday that Facebook (FB) has shared only “limited information” and called on Facebook to be “transparent” about which of Tinder’s users may have been affected. In a statement Monday, Facebook said it was preparing more guidance for app developers. A wide range of digital services, including big names like Tinder, Spotify (SPOT) and Airbnb, allow users to log in to accounts on their platforms using their Facebook credentials, a process known as Single Sign-On, or SSO.

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The social network says that the vulnerability has been fixed, and the police are on the trail.

In the wake of reports that Facebook is selling ads based on the phone number that you provide to protect your account with two-factor authentication, the company is now reporting a hack affecting 50 million accounts that required the social-networking giant to log all of those users out of Facebook. The company is also extending this move to an additional 40 million accounts that may or may not have been affected.


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FILE PHOTO: Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk stands on the podium as he attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong, China January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo – RC1CEBA872F0

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