‘Candy Crush’ Game’s Popularity Sparks Fake Apps

June 07, 2013

Forget Farmville or Angry Birds. One of the most popular games on Facebook is now Candy Crush. I’ve never played any of them, but I see my friends on Facebook unlocking new levels regularly. (I confess to playing Scrabble and Lexulous, and I’ve played Words With Friends once or twice.)

Like any popular trend, fashion fad or major news event, though, Candy Crush has attracted imitators. Some critics are calling attention to the potential for invasion of privacy – or worse – from some of these copycats.

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