Facebook has paid, according to a media report, the teenagers of money to gain access to your entire activities on Smartphones. Users of the App "Facebook Research" between the ages of 13 and 35 years of age would get up to $ 20 a month.
As the technology blog "TechCrunch" on Wednesday night wrote, Facebook confirmed that the Online network to collect wool with the "research"App data to Online habits.
With the requested permissions could access the App, among other things, to conversations in Chat services, sent photos and Videos, addresses of visited sites and data from positioning applications, said IT security expert Stra specialist Wants to the Blog. It remained unclear, initially, what information exactly Facebook was interested.
The user for the App to be recruited, therefore, as a participant in a research study on the Online behavior and the collection of private data. In the case of minors the consent of parents will calls for years. At the same time, it was not always obvious to most people that Facebook is standing behind the study. Users had been prompted to a list of your Amazon orders to be submitted.
banished to The Online network operation previously, the App "Onavo" that was advertised as a secure VPN Tunnel connection. At the same time, the App Facebook but they also supplied important information about what other services when users are Online popular. Apple banned you in the past year, following a tightening of the rules for the data access of Apps from its Download platform.
The App "Facebook Research" will now be installed on iPhones at Apple is over, "wrote TechCrunch". Facebook make of its possibilities of use to be able to company your own Apps on the phones of employees. From the point of view of IT experts beaches specialist, this procedure is a violation of Apple's App Store rules, Facebook has denied this. (chk/sda)
Created: 30.01.2019, 05:02 PM