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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Viral App FaceApp Now Owns Access To More Than 150 Million People's Faces And Names

Everyone's seen them: friends posting pictures of themselves now, and years in the future.

Viral app FaceApp has been giving people the power to change their facial expressions, looks, and now age for several years. But at the same time, people have been giving FaceApp the power to use their pictures — and names — for any purpose it wishes, for as long as it desires.

And we thought we learned a lesson from Cambridge Analytica.

More than 100 million people have downloaded the app from Google Play. And FaceApp is now the top-ranked app on the iOS App Store in 121 countries, according to App Annie.

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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

People need a life

Anonymous said...

Not I. There isn't a single picture of me online and there never will be.

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