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  • 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…

    Inside Facebookin Social- 14 readers -
  • 7 Key Facebook Safety Tips

    … three to five friends whom you know you can turn to in a bind. 5) Control what information you’re sharing with apps via Facebook Login Ever logged into an app using your Facebook account? Most likely, you have. More than 80 percent of the top 100 grossing apps have Facebook Login, including some of your favorites like Airbnb, Etsy, Nike+ Running…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 18 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- 27 readers -
  • MyPermissions Bows Online Privacy Shield 3.0 for iOS

    … Security technology company MyPermissions announced the launch of Online Privacy Shield 3.0 for iOS, which provides users with information on which applications are accessing their personal data via Facebook and other social networks and online services. The MyPermissions Online Privacy Shield 3.0 app provides the following information…

    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- 10 readers -
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