According to The Wall Street Journal, ten popular Facebook applications have been transmitting users' personal identifying information in order to sell it to dozens of advertising and Internet tracking companies.
Reportedly, even by setting your account to be completely private, the third-party apps shrugged, breached your privacy and took any info they wanted. Maybe it's time to stop using Facebook.
ars technica has an article about it as well.
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