When Aunt Flo is visiting on Facebook?: FTC Reaches Settlement With Flo Health Over Fertility-Tracking App
(From The Wall Street Journal)
The Federal Trade Commission reached a settlement with Flo Health Inc., the developer of a widely used period and fertility-tracking app, over allegations that it improperly shared personal data with Facebook FB -1.38% and others, including whether users were ovulating.
The data shared by Flo Health often allowed online ads to be targeted to those users, despite Flo Health’s promises that the information would be kept private, The Wall Street Journal found in a 2019 article.
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