Facebook users download free apps like kids used to collect baseball trading cards. But in raking in dozens — if not hundreds — of apps, some consumers may expose themselves to privacy risks. (This entails apps on smartphones and tablets, and those that only run on Facebook. It also includes websites that have Facebook Connect included.)
Following the Breadcrumbs on the Data-Sharing Trail WOULD you like to donate to the Obama campaign? Sign up for a college course? Or maybe subscribe to Architectural Digest? If you have ever felt inundated by such solicitations, by e-mail or by snail mail, you may have wondered what you did to deserve it.