Facebook & User Privacy

No doubt this will be an ongoing issue for years but with the popularity of Facebook and the number of developers creating applications it's going to be hard to police and control!

The Wall Street Journal said applications were providing access to Facebook members' names and, in some cases, their friends' names, to companies that build detailed databases on people in order to track them online.

All of the 10 most popular applications on Facebook were transmitting unique user ID numbers to outside companies, it said. They include Zynga's FarmVille, with 59 million users, Texas HoldEm Poker and FrontierVille.

 

==> Read the full report here.

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