Which Shopping Apps Want The Most Facebook Information?

People looking to get a jump on their Christmas shopping (and be done before Black Friday) have probably noticed how several retailers offer simple connect to Facebook options. But which shops and applications require crucial information from your Facebook account? Social security firm Secure.me found out.

Secure.me, which analyzes Facebook apps based on what kind of information they require, published a report Tuesday showing the apps and stores that glean the most sensitive profile information when you connect.

Buyers beware of connecting with these apps and stores (for the full report, with links to detailed Secure.me reports, click here):

  1. Shopkick
  2. eBay
  3. Best Decision
  4. Photo by Walgreens
  5. Amazon
  6. Buy.com
  7. Groupon
  8. AE American Eagle Outfitters
  9. PINK Nation
  10. Nextag Mobile

 

Readers: Have you connected with a store through Facebook this holiday season?

 

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