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Zoom video calling app for iOS sends data to Facebook

5 days ago   |   By The Mobile Indian

Zoom video calling service has seen a steep increase in the number of people using the app during the coronavirus pandemic. However, a recent report indicates that the application is secretly sharing all the data on the app with Facebook.
As per a report by Motherboard, Zoom's iOS application has been sharing analytical data with Facebook. Shockingly, the app sends user's data even if he/she doesn't have an account on the social media platform. This is primarily because the app uses Facebook's software development kits.
The report highlights that the moment Zoom app is opened, it connects...
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Zoom's iOS app is sharing data with Facebook even if you don't have a Facebook account

5 days ago   |   By WMPoweruser

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has forced people to work from home and rely on collaboration and video conferencing apps like Zoom and Microsoft Teams. While the major players are experiencing a boom, it looks like they have been playing fast and loose with privacy. A research conducted by Motherboard has revealed that Zoom's iOS app...
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Zoom's iOS app is sending your data to Facebook, because privacy is a myth

Zoom's iOS app is sending your data to Facebook, because privacy is a myth

5 days ago   |   By The Next Web

Zoom's video conferencing app has grown more popular than ever lately, while people are staying home to flatten the curve. But you should know that there's a major privacy concern with the service. Last night, Vice reported that Zoom‘s iOS app is nonconsensually sending data to Facebook - even if you don't have a Facebook account. What's more shocking is that the company's privacy policy makes no mention of it. Plus, the app doesn't make it clear anywhere that it's sending your data to the social network. [Read: Chinese security guards use smart glasses to find people with coronavirus...
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