This means messages posted to our site may also appear in search engine results for some time after they have been deleted from our system.
We can't get individual entries removed from a search engine's index, although they will normally disappear over time.
While these changes may generate some positive publicity for the company and its beleaguered CEO Mark Zuckerberg, they are likely to compound the real problem, further diminishing transparency and opportunities for independent oversight.
The net effect of the new API restrictions is to lock out third parties and consolidate Facebook’s position as the main analytics and advertising broker.
Other platform providers are likely to follow suit.