Facebook SDK Causes Multiple Applications To Crash On iOS Devices

Ruben Fields
July 14, 2020

Several popular apps, like Spotify, Tinder and Pinterest, are now broken on iOS devices. Plenty of other users reported similar issues with reported similar issues with a number of apps, including Pinterest and Waze.

The cause is thought to have been the result of a Facebook code error, which allows some apps to use the social network to manage logins.

This suggests that whenever there's an issue with Facebook several apps are eventually affected.

Update, 11:00AM ET: Facebook's developer page has been updated to say that the issue has been resolved.

Facebook's SDK helps apps with user on-boarding and retention, said Adam Blacker, vice president of insights at Apptopia, an app-analytics firm. We're now investigating, and we'll keep you posted here!'

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This app's version can be accessed at open.spotify.com, which can be found everywhere, including on your iPhone device.

A formal fix will have to be issued by Facebook or the app developers to the topics to be completely sorted. Users are not required to use Facebook to log into an app for this to affect the software. The issue started the same day as Juice Wrld's new posthumous album release. This might cause another crash if you open it in the Spotify web interface.

Facebook later said it had resolved the issues.

Facebook acknowledged on its developer platform this morning that its software was causing problems.

As for every the web-site DownDetector, apps these as PUBG Cellular, Spotify and Pinterest are presently down for people. For Android users, the same apps worked perfectly fine.

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