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The price of free apps is not zero

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(cross-post from my other blog, Nonprofit Update.)

You may not hand over money for that cool app, but you might pay in other ways.

Like handing over personal information.  Or perhaps the personal information of your friends.

An article in the Wall Street Journal, Selling You on Facebook, reports on their research into the data obtained by a variety of Facebook apps. Many apps look for personal information, sometimes including your political or religious beliefs.

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Written by Jim Ulvog

April 7, 2012, 14:29 pm at 2:29 pm

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