Permissions, Privacy and Safety – Pokemon Go

Permissions, Privacy and Safety – Pokemon Go

Anyone concerned about what privacy they have or what permissions they allow on their mobile phones seem not to care anymore since downloading Pokemon Go which is a free app on Android and iOS. If you’ve not heard about it ….. haha – Pokemon Go is an Augmented Reality Game from Nintendo, The Pokémon Co., and developer Niantic Labs.  The aim of the game is to discover and train Pokemon that will appear around you on your phone, in the real world.  To complete this game you will have to travel far and wide during the day and night, and if […]

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Facebook Allowing Apps To Access Users Phone Numbers and Addresses (update – not cancelled)

When you are going to allow a Facebook application now you might see this … … as Facebook has now allowed developers access to your private information. As announced on the developers blog page on Saturday here.   See updated information at the end.  As you see can see its not only allowing the application access to your basic information but also your current address and mobile phone number. Of course you can just click don’t allow on the permissions page (if you notice it)  or you can make sure that this personal information isn’t on Facebook in first place, which would be my advice.  To make […]

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