Popular Travel Apps Shared Detailed User Information With Facebook

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A passenger standing in front of the display board for departures at the airport in Munich, Germany, Tuesday Nov. 29, 2016. Privacy International said Android apps such as Kayak's have been sharing users' detailed travel information with Facebook in ways that border on making the user personally identifiable. Peter Kneffel / dpa via Associated Press



Skift Take: What's clear from the report is that Facebook and some travel apps are sharing way more personal information than they had admitted to. The backlash will undoubtedly pick up steam, although Facebook seems to have largely escaped condemnation from this latest disclosure.

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