75% Of Mobile Apps Want Access To User Data
In 59% of the cases the respective app publisher failed to inform the user about the app's data collection pre-installation, and nearly one third of the sampled apps sought permission to access information that the researchers felt was irrelevant to the apps' functionality. In the end, no more than a sobering 15% of the examined apps were found to be sufficiently transparent about what information they would gather and how it would be used.
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- Google: global annual revenue 2002-2015Google: global annual revenue 2002-2015
- Number of monthly active WhatsApp users as of 2013-2016Number of monthly active WhatsApp users as of 2013-2016
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