e-mail: nproferes (at) uky (dot) edu
Yes #FaceApp raises privacy & security concerns, but a reminder that #instagram & others also require you “grant to us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable.. worldwide license to host, use, distribute, modify.. or display..and create derivative works of your content.”
I'm assuming that I'm being punished with the new Twitter web-UI for all my sub-par tweets.
Facebook asks users to add their phone numbers for 2-factor authentication, then misuses that info to target ads. Researchers at Northeastern uncovered this by signing up as an advertiser and finding many clever tricks to reverse-engineer FB's targeting. https://t.co/EDvVJmkDIW
Let’s not do this y’all.
How were people supposed to know if the app was sketchy or not? https://t.co/MPOdNhyD9v
Also, FaceApp is turning into a great example of how folks struggle with risk assessment with new tech in the absence of transparent information about what happens to the data, and how that assessment changes in relation to new knowledge.