Here's how it happens:
- Sign up for a food app.
- Sign away privacy rights.
- Broadcast pictures, location, and texts.
Here's what some of the fastfood chains are looking for:
- iPhone users can simply click "don't allow" as each request pops up. The tradeoff is certain portions of the app won't work
- For Android users downloading apps from the Google Play store, all permissions currently must be accepted upon installing or updating the app. However,when a new version of Android is released this fall, users will receive permission requests as they're required. Until then, Android users should read an app's reviews before downloading it—focusing on the bad ones, which can provide insights into what the app actually does.
That's bigger than "Big Brother" watching smartphone users!
Let the discussion begin...
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