Motion-tracking app Moves said it wouldn’t share your data with Facebook, but it’s going to anyway

A few weeks ago, Facebook purchased the company behind fitness-tracking app Moves — and as is often the case when Facebook snaps up a company, Moves users were immediately concerned about what might happen to their data. The company tried to head that off in its blog post announcing the acquisition, saying “the Moves experience will continue to operate as a standalone app, and there are no plans to change that or commingle data with Facebook.”

However, in less than two weeks, the company has already gone back on that promise. As noted by The Wall Street Journal, Moves updated its privacy policy last night to state that it may share user data (including personally identifying information) with other companies, “including but not limited…

Continue reading…

The Verge – All Posts

Leave a Comment