Latest Facebook privacy scare isn’t so new

If you were looking for another reason to hate FarmVille and all those other games on Facebook, today’s report by the Wall Street Journal should make you happy:

Many of the most popular applications, or “apps,” on the social-networking site Facebook Inc. have been transmitting identifying information — in effect, providing access to people’s names and, in some cases, their friends’ names — to dozens of advertising and Internet tracking companies, a Wall Street Journal investigation has found.

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Latest Facebook privacy scare isn’t so new

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