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Face App, security concerns raised over its use

Face APP, an application that predicts the older version of someone has been noted to carry serious security threats.

Even though the app has become the fast trending thing this week in Kenya, Face App data security has raised some eyebrows.

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Part of the terms and agreement of the app stipulate to use the data obtained in a manner they ‘feel like’ rising concerns over people’s security.

“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 in all media formats..” reads part of the agreement.

Also read: WhatsApp admits to having been hacked

Echoing the same sentiments was Uber Facts who shared the same terms and conditions for public knowledge.

Face App, security concerns raised over its use
Anita Nderu’s look using Face App

“FaceApp” which has recently gone viral for its age filter, now owns access to more than 150 million people’s faces and names. According to their user agreement, the company owns a never-ending, irrevocable royalty-free license to do almost anything they wish with them.” Said Uber Facts.

One of the issues posed by using the app it’s that one’s photo can be tracked to know the user’s location.

In addition to that, the photo will be visible to the public prompting US senators to call for an immediate investigation by the FBI.

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