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In-app browsers (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, TikTok) found to track everything that users do.

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Do not browse the web in in-app browsers (e.g. in apps like Facebook, Instagram, TikTok). Experience is bad. Those apps also INJECT TRACKING INSTRUCTIONS. They control every interaction, all that is typed, clicked... Browse with normal web browsers.

Aug 21, 2022

Lukasz Olejnik | Aug 21, 2022

CONFUSING BY DESIGN: A Data Protection Law Analysis of TikTok’s Privacy Policy

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This report argues that TikTok does not comply with the GDPR in a number of ways.

Feb 01, 2021

Dr. J. Ausloos & Dr. V. Verdoodt | Feb 01, 2021