Two days ago, the Facebook app for iOS was caught using the camera without users’ permission. The issue was only seen in iOS apps running on iOS 13.1.3, iOS 13.2.2 and the previous version of iOS. Facebook termed this issue a bug and has released an update today which according to The Verge has resolved the camera issue.
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Facebook’s latest iOS update marks the 247.0 version of the app and has the same app update copy Facebook uses in almost every update it seeds.
If you are still worried about facebook using your camera without permission you can revoke camera access by going to privacy settings and turn off camera access for Facebook.