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Study shows thousands of apps in Google Play tracks kids' data illegally

11 monthes ago   |   By Android Community

It's not just Facebook and YouTube that are in hot water for their data-collection practices, specifically those involving minors. A new study by researchers affiliated with the International Computer Science Institute state that more than a thousand of the apps they reviewed that are available on the Google Play Store may actually be violating the...
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Facebook Outlines What Data it Collects From Other Apps and Websites

Facebook Outlines What Data it Collects From Other Apps and Websites

11 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of Congress last week about the ongoing Cambridge Analytica scandal , he was asked a question about what kind of data Facebook collects from people when they use various apps and websites that have Facebook tools and integrations installed.
Zuckerberg promised to share more information on that topic at a later time, and today Facebook made good on that promise with a detailed article on what data Facebook gets from third-party apps and websites.
Facebook has several plug-ins and tools that allow Facebook to gather data on users even when...
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