That includes: photos, status updates, political affiliations, birthdays, hometowns, etc. In other words, stuff you might feel comfortable sharing only with your Facebook friends is also being shared whenever you or your friends install a quiz asking what kind of flower/ninja/vampire you are.
The ACLU has started an online petition demanding that Facebook fix the “app gap” in its privacy protections. (Full disclosure: If you sign, you'll be opted into their email database and hit up for a donation. Just uncheck the opt-in box and close the browser window if you're not interested.)
When not avoiding Facebook quizzes, blogger Dan Tynan rules over his geek humor empire, eSarcasm, with an iron fist (just like Steve Jobs and Apple).