Analysts at ProPrivacy say the dating apps collect everything from chat content to financial data on their users — and then they share it.
After a report revealed that Facebook used user data to leverage its relationships with other companies, researchers are stressing that both firms and users need to re-assess data privacy.
The FTC is ordering seven companies – including AT&T, T-Mobile, Comcast and more – to outline what data they collect, what they use the data for, and how transparent they’re being with consumers.
Another one of Facebook’s apps has been banned from Apple’s ecosystem due to the level of data that it collects and how it was distributed.
IT companies allege that one of New Zealand’s largest networks of doctors and nurses has been storing hundreds of thousands of sensitive patient records, without express consent.