Insta number-1 in collecting personal data, who takes your data
If you use Instagram and Facebook apps, then you need to be careful. This application is at the forefront of sharing personal data with a third-party company. The Instagram data is shared by the user’s personal data the most. Cloud storage company pCloud has given this information.
According to pCloud, the Instagram app shares 79% of the personal data of the user with a third-party company. These data include purchasing information, personal data, and browsing history of the user. According to the report of pCloud, Instagram shares 79% of the information collected by the users with others. That is, Instagram sells your data to earn money.
Instagram itself uses 86 percent of your data. These data are used by the company to sell the products of the Facebook group. Based on these data, you are shown add ads. After Instagram, the Facebook app comes second in terms of data sharing. Facebook shares 56% of the users’ data with a third-party company. The company uses 86 percent data of users for its own marketing.
Apps like Signal, Clubhouse, and Netflix do not share user data with third parties. These apps also do not use these data for marketing. pCloud collected the data based on the new privacy label of the App Store. According to its research, Instagram and Facebook app users share the data with the third party the most. They also use these data for their marketing benefits.
According to pCloud, apps like Signal, Netflix, Clubhouse, Skype, Microsoft Teams, and Google Classroom do not collect any user data. Because of this, it is the safest app on the App Store. They can be used without any apprehension. While the BIGO, LIVE, and Likke app takes only 2% personal data of the user.
All these apps are included in the app in the Top 20 Safest. LinkedIn and Uber Eat share 50% of the user’s data with a third party. While YouTube sends 42 percent of the user’s data. With the help of these data, the ads are shown to the users at the beginning or middle of the video.