The built-in browsers of these social networks can monitor all your internet activity
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Built-in browsers apps from some social networks can log all of your activity, including typed text, according to cybersecurity researcher Felix Kraus. It is in any case true iOSbut it did not analyze the versions android apps.
A browser that behaves like a keylogger
Meta, Facebook parent companyas well as TikTok both replied that the code in question did not record any personal data. In the case of Meta, it would serve above all to allow not to be tracked by Meta Pixel (the equivalent to Google Analytics) when the user objects. On his side, TikTok indicated that his code is used for diagnostic and performance monitoring, such as page load times. However, it is difficult to imagine that these companies would ignore data collection when the code already contains all the necessary functions. In any case, there is a simple solution to avoid any surveillance risk. Always opt to open links in the default browser of the mobileand not in that of the application.
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