Apps Send Sensitive User Information Directly To Facebook

Millions of smartphone users confess their most intimate secrets to apps, including personal health information. Unbeknown to most people, in many cases that data is being shared with someone else: Facebook.

Topics:  apps   user   information   facebook   
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