Every so often, a quiz app surfaces on Facebook and takes the platform by storm. The newest big one is now proving to be not so fun.
The latest quiz app trend is “Most Used Words,” a small-frame software that sifts you the content on your Facebook profile to see which words you have used the most. It has recently received quite a bit of behind-the-scenes backlash after being accused of data stealing.
To protect themselves against such breaches, Facebook users should consistently check their privacy settings and make sure only the right (and safe) third party applications have access. Users should also pay closer attention when they are connecting their Facebook accounts to third party sites.
Read more about the potential privacy compromise and how to better protect yourself here.