Apps to Help Quit Smoking Are Selling Your Data

Health-focused apps can sell sensitive personal information to whomever they please, and a new study shows that many do so without telling users.

Secrets Secrets Health-centric apps that guide you through mental health issues or help you quit smoking often come with a dark secret: many are selling your personal, sensitive data. Many such apps are selling users’ personal data to Facebook and Google, according to new research published in the journal JAMA Network Open — a symptom of an egregious lack of regulatory […]

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