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FB change makes it hard for campaigns

Automatic access to users' friends will be taken away soon

The change means that beginning in May users of a campaign's app on Facebook will have to explicitly authorise access to their friends.

New York

WHEN you log in to a politician's Facebook app, the campaign enjoys relatively easy access to your friends on the social network. But starting next year, that automatic access will go away.

That may provide users with some relief from unwanted messages. It will certainly...