Facebook logo is seen on a shop window in Malaga, Spain, June 4, 2018. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Facebook Tuesday confirmed that a Chinese phone maker deemed a national security threat by the U.S. was among companies given access to data on users.Huawei was able to access Facebook data to get the leading social network's applications to perform on smartphones, according to the California-based company.Before now-ubiquitous apps standardized the social media experience on smartphones, some 60 device makers like Amazon, Apple, Blackberry, HTC, Microsoft and Samsung worked with Facebook to adapt interfaces for the Facebook website to their own phones, the company said.Facebook said it is winding up the interface arrangements with device makers as the company's smartphone apps dominate the service.
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