Permissions

  • Infographic: 79% of March Madness Apps Can Track Your Location

    … the device’s text messaging functionality, and 61 percent are capable of accessing the device’s calendar. In addition, 89 percent of the tested apps were found to support ad networks. Flexera analyzed how these permissions may impact consumers who use their phones for business purposes. For instance, an app’s access to sharing features may allow users…

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  • 7 Key Facebook Safety Tips

    … Facebook marked National Cyber Security Awareness Month with a seven-step plan for how its users can ensure their safety on the social network. The seven steps were described in an email to SocialTimes: 1) Do a Privacy Checkup Privacy Checkup walks you through three quick steps to help make sure only the people you want can see your stuff. You…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 14 readers -
  • AllFacebook’s Top 10 Posts of 2014

    … Finally Addresses Messenger Controversy, Aug. 27: Facebook finally began officially addressing concerns about the permissions and privacy settings in its Messenger apps, with some mobile users seeing posts atop their News Feeds titled, “Messenger: Myths vs. Facts,” containing a “Learn More” button that brings users to a post by Peter Martinazzi…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook SaaS- 21 readers -
  • MyPermissions Bows Online Privacy Shield 3.0 for iOS

    … installed apps, as well as apps that have not been used for extended periods of time but are accessing users’ data anyway. Users can then decide which apps to classify as “trusted” on the dashboard, and which to revoke permissions for. MyPermissions CEO Olivier Amar said in a release introducing Online Privacy Shield 3.0 for iOS: Most mobile users…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 5 readers -
  • Facebook Surveys Users on Facebook Login, Apps

    … Not content to let Instagram have all the survey fun, some Facebook users (including this writer) began seeing invitations atop their News Feeds to participate in a survey about their experiences with Facebook Login and applications. Questions include: How satisfied are you with using Facebook to log into mobile apps? What was one specific…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 8 readers -
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