January 2019

After Facebook, Google apologizes for running a user data collection program on iOS

January 31st, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Statistics on a laptop

Last night, just when we were trying to get our heads around Facebook‘s data collecting program, TechCrunch reported that Google also had an app that monitored users’ activities on an iPhone and rewarded them. The Screenwise Meter app, launched in 2012, had a similar installation process to the Facebook Research app that’s now been shut down. It …

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