So you heard Facebook was caught pants down feeding teens research app under the guise of a free VPN service. Perhaps you also heard of all the previous user data privacy and security breaches the social network giant has been involved in. Then you might have decided that enough is enough and uninstall Facebook app even possibly deleted your Facebook account.
Well, it turns out all of that might not be enough. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has unearthed a long list of iOS apps that keep collecting your information and sends them to Facebook. They do so whether you have the social network app installed on the iPhone or not.
The WSJ is reported to have examined at least 70 of the most popular iOS app on the App Store and established that they do send users’ personal information to Facebook. It would seem like Apple’s payback move of pulling Facebook’s enterprise certificate out of the App Store was just too little, too late.
The iOS app leaking data to Facebook
Facebook continues to suck in as much data on as many users as possible. Some of the …read more