90 Percent Google Playstore Apps Share User Data With Google: Report

According to a new report from the Financial Times, the initial 90 percent of free apps on the Play Store share user data with Google. This data, which includes information about age, gender, location and other apps, helps in creating detailed user profiles. The report says that the shredded data can then be used for many purposes, including targeted objectives. In this process, making revenue for a technical biome like Google. The report also shows that free news apps and apps are more likely to share user data with Google for children's purposes.

Although Google has denied reports that it misrepresents some common functions of the app and if an app violates its policies, then the company takes action. "This incorrectly makes common functional services like crash reporting and analytics, and how apps share data to deliver those services. We have clear policies and guidelines in Google and Google Play that developers and third- How the party applications can handle the data and we need developers to be transparent and ask for user permission. If an app violates our policies Literacy, then we act, "was quoted by a Google spokesperson told the BBC.

Google Playstore Data Report

According to the report, Google is not the only technical company in the midst of this data harvesting. Approximately 43 percent of apps share data with Facebook, and many apps share user data with companies like Twitter data, Verizon, Microsoft and Amazon.

Google, Facebook et al are known to collect user data and monetize it through targeted advertising. They are doing this for a while. Only now, many scams have emerged, how much data they have collected in order to demand greater transparency from key privacy supporters and users, from technical companies. Demand for full control over users' data is increasing and delete them when they like.

European GDPR legislation is an expression of this demand. The GDPR Act has actually forced Google to change the way it is bundled - which are actually Google services - on Android phones in the European Union. Starting October 29, the global search engine will charge an unknown licensing fee from the giant phone manufacturers who want to pre-set up services like Gmail, Maps and YouTube in the European Economic Area (EEU).

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