The order comes after Facebook agreed in July to pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to the FTC.
Data from at least 1 million British users had been harvested and used for political purposes.
The suspended apps are associated with about 400 developers, Facebook said
Facebook argued that users suffered no "tangible" harm during the scandal.
Facebook will create a board committee that will make sure that users' privacy is being properly protected.
The Great Hack trailer: Netflix Original documentary explores Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data breach
The Great Hack includes interviews from The Guardian journalist Carole Cadwalladr, who first exposed the scandal and former chairman of CA, Julian Wheatland.
As Facebook is heading towards a brand new design, it's time for the News Feed algorithm to also improve
On the promises it did make when it came to the Cambridge Analytica expose, Facebook has made little progress.
Here's a timeline of events since Cambridge Analytica scandal was first revealed in March 2018.
With growing criticism over Facebook's practices, Sandberg's cultivated brand is showing cracks.
The probe also found that Facebook failed to keep users' personal information secure.
Data breach case: CBI writes to Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, Global Science Research seeking information for inquiry
CBI's move comes in the wake of a "Preliminary Enquiry (PE)" it registered against the firms after receiving a reference from the Centre to start a probe into the matter on 8 August.
CBI begins investigation in Cambridge Analytica data breach case, matter being examined under IT Act, 2000
The CBI has started probing the role of British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica which is alleged to have illegally obtained data of Indians.
Investors are loving the social network more than ever that saw its stocks dipping earlier in 2018.
Saavn's name figured among those companies who were given time till May 2015 to comply with rules.
Twitter says that it gave access to user data to Cambridge Analytica researcher for one day but denies selling it to him
Twitter sold public data access 'for one day' in 2015 to Aleksandr Kogan, then a psychology researcher with University of Cambridge.
Ireland allows Facebook to try new tools for political advertising ahead of the referendum on abortion
The divisive nature of the issue has prompted concern that social media ads could be targeted to influence voter behavior.
Cambridge Analytica's former CEO Alexander Nix refuses to testify at upcoming session on fake news in UK
The chair of the British Parliament’s media committee says that Cambridge Analytica's ex CEO, Alexander Nix, says he will no longer testify at a session.
Mark Zuckerberg's data breach testimony: US Congress neither understands Facebook, nor does it know what to do about it
Some of the lawmakers talked to 33-year-old Facebook CEO as they would to their children or grandchildren, and were occasionally befuddled by the complexities of his company. Wrapping up his four minutes, Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., commended the platform, saying "it's wonderful for us seniors to connect with our relatives."
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told US Congress Wednesday on the second day of his testimony on the worst privacy debacle in the company's history that it is "inevitable" there will be regulation of the social media industry and also disclosed to lawmakers that his own data was included in the personal information sold to malicious third parties.