• Several apps share highly sensitive data with Facebook even if users do not have a Facebook account, testing by The Wall Street Journal finds.
  • Among the apps sending information to Facebook are a period-tracking app, a heart-rate monitoring app and a homebuying app, the Journal says.
  • Facebook has recently gotten in trouble with Apple for distributing an app that collected user activity from iPhones.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify following a break during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and Senate Judiciary Committee joint hearing about Facebook on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Facebook receives highly personal information from apps that track your health and help you find a new home, testing by The Wall Street Journal found. Facebook can receive this data from certain apps even if the user does not have a Facebook account, according to the Journal.

Facebook has already been in hot water concerning issues of consent and user data.