FaceApp says it’s not uploading all your photos

July 23, 2019

Privacy on mobile

The latest craze on the internet is seeing what you might look like when you’re older. Way older. FaceApp, developed by Russia-based Wireless Lab, took social media by storm practically overnight this week with the #AgeChallenge, which has been trending on Twitter.

As quickly as AI-based FaceApp took the spotlight, concerns about privacy began to circulate over the app uploading users’ photos to the cloud. Jane Wong, a well-known app tipster on Twitter, tweeted on 17 July that she didn’t find anything too “fishy” when she explored the app’s code but wished there was an option for users to delete their photos from the server. To read more: Click here

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