By itself, Facebook is a bare-bones Web service–the liveliness comes from its users and from the oodles of Facebook applications that make going to this social network fun and useful. We at PC World love plenty of Facebook apps, but some that blink, flash, and serve no clear function have us scratching our heads wondering why they exist.
Others have us tearing our hair out or are just annoying. After all, what is the point of a Facebook application called Ploppy that broadcasts how our last trip to the bathroom went?
You have tens of thousands of Facebook applications to choose from. Of those thousands, here are the ten you’ll definitely want to avoid. (As already hinted, at least one pushes the boundaries of taste.)