Sep 102019
 
 September 10, 2019  Posted by  Business, Featured News

Megha Rajagopalan reports:

Period tracker apps are sending deeply personal information about women’s health and sexual practices to Facebook, new research has found.

UK-based advocacy group Privacy International, sharing its findings exclusively with BuzzFeed News, discovered period-tracking apps including MIA Fem and Maya sent women’s use of contraception, the timings of their monthly periods, symptoms like swelling and cramps, and more, directly to Facebook.

Read more on BuzzFeed, including how a firm tried to threaten BuzzFeed into not reporting on certain statements and information.

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