Trending Face App, Privacy Concerns and What you need to know

The Russian owned app popularly known as "Face App" has set the internet on fire and the primary aim is to change your face by filtering it to a later future appearance while many people see it as fun, Expert says the App is a threat to users Data and privacy and can cause more damage than Good. Are you having the trending face app installed on your device, Do you care about your own privacy concerns and there are thing you need to know as the app has caught many people aid just "for the fun" but what is matters most is something to be bothered about.
Privacy Concerns and What you need to know

Face App also known as "old age filter" is the trending about accross virtually most social media sites like Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter among others with the hashtag #FaceChallenge even When we Get to know as top United States Celebrities like Drake and Kelvin also set the internet on Fire with their Old age picture. The intended purpose of the app might override the fun of it as Recently BBC Sport also Mimick by make jest of Long tennis legend "Andy Murray" but what is the major concern is how personal data and App permission is been encrypted if at all it does.

Created in the Year 2017 by a group of developers from Wireless Lab located in St Petersburg, Russia, the app create an avenue for Hackers to Explore as users privacy can be leaked including identity. Right now it has gain more and more download accross the universe, What this app does it to Change your face appearance and filter till it's look old as it's guess your looks when you double or triple your age as a gift of life.

What we all need to know is that Face App is too open or shallow and this gives room for data and privacy concerns, if you must know the app request for permission to your app galary and it has a sole right through it's AI to Reproduce, edit or modify and publish your images without permission as stated in their terms and conditions which it will be listed or stated below for your benefits.

Security Experts said your privacy can be compromise and Your images are view in by a large audience even if you don't have access to them any longer. While Every Expert have domethsom to Say, A Twitter user James Whatley states that

You grant FaceApp a perpetual, irrevocable… royalty-free… license to use, adapt, publish, distribute your user content… in all media formats… when you post or otherwise share.

While journalist Been Fordham says

“If you start using that willy-nilly, in the future when we’re using our face to access things, like our money and credit cards, then what we’ve done is we’ve handed the keys to others."
Privacy Concerns and What you need to know

Chucks Schumer in his hashtag Warns All Americans in his video

Millions downloaded #FaceApp from a Russia-based company.

Warn friends and family about the deeply troubling risk that your facial data could fall into the hands of something like Russian intelligence or military

Taking other things into consideration, Face App could have the license to share you let details like Name, address or any vital information you might have provided during registration, you can't stop it or have control over your data even if you uninstall the App.

Here is Face App terms of service is stated below

You grant FaceApp a perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, fully-paid, transferable sub-licensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, publicly perform and display your User Content and any name, username or likeness provided in connection with your User Content in all media formats and channels now known or later developed, without compensation to you. When you post or otherwise share User Content on or through our Services, you understand that your User Content and any associated information (such as your [username], location or profile photo) will be visible to the public.

After Many Eye brows is being raised, Face App responds to data privacy concerns amidst the Uproars lingering, What you need to know as been stated above and the issue of your Privacy should be a great concern for you and not just because you want to see "old age filter" of yourself pictured.
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