Apps Are Revealing Your Private Information To Facebook And You Probably Don't Know It

Discussion in 'mobile device security' started by ronjor, Dec 19, 2018.

  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    Charlie Warzel BuzzFeed News Reporter
     
  2. The Hammer

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    I'm glad I don't have a facebook account or Instagram or twitter or snapchat etc. More trouble tag they're worth.
     
  3. Rasheed187

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    Old news, you can't trust any of these apps on mobile phones.
     
  4. mood

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    How Apps on Android Share Data with Facebook - Report
    (even if you don't have a Facebook account)
    December 29, 2018

    https://privacyinternational.org/report/2647/how-apps-android-share-data-facebook-report
     
  5. reasonablePrivacy

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    You are tracked by Facebook even if you don't have FB account, unless you have taken steps to prevent it.
     
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  6. ronjor

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    How to stop Facebook from tracking your location on Android even when you're not using the app
     
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    Multiple iOS apps are reportedly sharing sensitive data with Facebook
    February 22, 2019
    https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/22/facebook-data-sharing-body-weight-period/
     
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    New York governor orders probe into Facebook access to data from other apps
     
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