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Facebook’s new Study app pays adults for data after teen scandal

Facebook’s new Study app pays adults for data after teen scandal

Facebook shut down its Research and Onavo programs after TechCrunch exposed how the company paid teenagers for root access to their phones to gain market data on competitors. Now Facebook is
Facebook to pull controversial data-collection app for iOS

Facebook to pull controversial data-collection app for iOS

Hours after reports of a data-collection research app involving teens, Facebook says it will be discontinuing the app on the iOS platforn.
Facebook Is Paying Teens to Install a 'Research' App That Lets It Monitor Their Phones [Updated]

Facebook Is Paying Teens to Install a 'Research' App That Lets It Monitor Their Phones [Updated]

Facebook has stealthily launched a service similar to Onavo Protect, that claims to protect users’ privacy but actually collects and analyzes their data. This time it’s worse—Facebook is targeting
Facebook Is Paying Teens to Install a 'Research' App That Lets It Monitor Their Phones [Updated]

Facebook Is Paying Teens to Install a 'Research' App That Lets It Monitor Their Phones [Updated]

Facebook has stealthily launched a service similar to Onavo Protect, that claims to protect users’ privacy but actually collects and analyzes their data. This time it’s worse—Facebook is targeting

Apple forces Facebook VPN out of App Store for stealing user data

Facebook has removed its Onavo Protect app from the App Store after reportedly violating Apple’s data-collection policies. The VPN service was being used to gather information about how people use
Facebook Pulls Its Data-Harvesting Onavo VPN From App Store After Apple Says It Violates Rules

Facebook Pulls Its Data-Harvesting Onavo VPN From App Store After Apple Says It Violates Rules

Facebook has yanked its vampiric Onavo Protect service—which purports to be a privacy-enhancing Virtual Private Network (VPN) but is by all indications —from Apple’s App Store. The reports that a

Apple Forces Facebook VPN App Out of iOS Store for Stealing Users' Data

Facebook yesterday removed its mobile VPN app called Onavo Protect from the iOS App Store after Apple declared the app violated the iPhone maker's App Store guidelines on data collection.For those who
If You’re Using a Free VPN, You’re Being Farmed For Data

If You’re Using a Free VPN, You’re Being Farmed For Data

A new survey of free VPNs confirms they're as bad a deal as you might think. Stay far away. Preferably about a county over. The post If You’re Using a Free VPN, You’re Being Farmed For Data appeared
Apple's New Privacy Guidelines May Get Facebook's Awful Onavo VPN Off the App Store

Apple's New Privacy Guidelines May Get Facebook's Awful Onavo VPN Off the App Store

Apple’s new App Store privacy guidelines restricting apps that collect data on users’ friends—specifically, the address books of iPhone users—already seemed to be in large part a response to
Facebook’s New ‘Onavo Protect’ VPN is a Spyware App

Facebook’s New ‘Onavo Protect’ VPN is a Spyware App

Facebook's new VPN feature gives the company specific information to datamine your online activity while pretending this presents a benefit to end users. Don't be fooled. The post appeared first on