Look Who's Stalking: The 10 Creepiest Apps For Phones, Facebook, and…

Thanks to the ruckus surrounding "Girls Around Me," we now know how easy it is for apps and other services to repackage our personal data for disturbingly creepy ends. The Girls Around Me app might be the latest report to blow up in a big way over this issue, but it certainly hasn't been the first. Here are the top 10… » 4/05/12 4:00pm 4/05/12 4:00pm

Facebook ‘Waiting Room’ App Helps You Break Up Couples

Facebook has disabled Breakup Notifier, the controversial app that automatically informed you when a girl or guy you fancied changed their relationship status to single. Into the void steps WaitingRoom, which represents a massive leap in Facebook-stalking technology. » 2/25/11 1:00pm 2/25/11 1:00pm

Facebook ‘Breakup Notifier’ Makes Facebook Stalking Easy

The big problem with Facebook stalking is that it takes so much work. Which is why we're so excited for "Breakup Notifier," programmer Dan Loewenherz's new Facebook app for the lazy stalker. Just sign into the app with your Facebook account and choose a group of "taken" friends. Now, whenever those friends change their… » 2/21/11 12:36pm 2/21/11 12:36pm

Apple Lets You Get Stalky With Google Latitude-esque Patent

While it was initially suggested that Google Latitude was rejected from the app store to keep iPhone users from confusing it with Maps, this new patent shows that Apple might be working on their own friend- and ex-girlfriend-tracking app. » 1/02/10 10:00am 1/02/10 10:00am