Facebook App Accused Of Asking For Too Much Of Your Info
An app that shows you the words that you use most often on Facebook shouldn't be that controversial, but the amount of information it requests may be.By Ryan Biek | November 25, 2015
Within its first five days of launching, 17.5 million people had tried Vonvon's "Most Used Words" quiz on Facebook. But once suspicions emerged that the quiz was selling users' personal information, that pace slowed to a crawl.
The service lets Facebook users see what words they used the most in 2015 on the site, yet the price for that information was some of yours. Among Vonvon's many requests were for your entire friends list, photos, likes and education history. (Video via Facebook)