Bradley wrote on Nov 3, 2013, 00:21: You DO realize that Google wrote the entire OS, right? Their code literally processes every action you take on the phone. They don't need to try to sneak anything in to the home screen. If they wanted to know how many times a day you run a Fart app, they would already know.
The open source code that has been vetted by several major corporations and millions of phone hackers? There's a reason they are putting this functionality into apps which aren't getting into ASOP.