Another personality quiz is coming back to haunt millions of Facebook users


Welp, it looks like another quiz app may have exposed millions of Facebook users’ personal data.

A personality quiz app created by researchers exposed personal data on more than 3 million Facebook users, according to a report published in New Scientist.

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The app in question is a quiz app called “myPersonality,” which was created by researchers at the University of Cambridge. The quiz was completed by more than 6 million people, some of whom also opted to share Facebook profile data with the researchers.

This profile data, along with the quiz results, was made available to a select group of researchers both in and outside of Cambridge.  Read more…

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