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FaceApp Uploading All Your Photos? Serious Privacy Issues Expressed Over Social Media

Is there a risk to use FaceApp? Does FaceApp access photo library? Such questions are coming on people's mind and express their views on social media.


Devdiscourse News Desk New Delhi
Updated: 18-07-2019 08:03 IST
FaceApp Uploading All Your Photos? Serious Privacy Issues Expressed Over Social Media

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Launched in 2017, FaceApp has gone viral after two years years of its launch on the social media. The FaceApp is using Artificial Intelligence Technology to show an old look of a person. It has become so popular that celebrities all over the world are using this app and sharing their old look at various social media platforms.

Is there a risk in using FaceApp? Does FaceApp access photo library? Such questions are coming in people's mind and they express their views on social media.

A user named Elizabeth Potts Weinstein, Lawyer by profession as mention on her Twitter account handle questions FaceApp privacy issues and wrote, "If you use #FaceApp you are giving them a license to use your photos, your name, your username, and your likeness for any purpose including commercial purposes."

Another user Joshua, an iOS developer took to twitter and shared his experience with FaceApp. He wrote, "Is this FaceApp? As soon as I granted access to my photos it started listing them slowly a row at a time, almost like network delays."