INFOGRAPHIC: Sneaky Facebook Apps That Collect Personal Information

Concerns about personal information collected by Facebook applications still linger despite efforts by the social network and developers to educate users on what data they collect and how they use it, and a new infographic from BackgroundCheck.org lists some surprising names among its worst offenders.

In its list of “apps to watch out for,” apps with obvious information-gathering intent, such as Girls Around Me, Background Check, Bustedbook’s SpyGuide, and Stealth SMS Parental Control, are joined by big-name apps such as LinkedIn, Path, and Glancee.

Readers: Are you surprised at some of the names on the list from BackgroundCheck.org?

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