Flo Settles FTC Charges of Misleading Users on Privacy – The New York Times

Flo Settles FTC Charges of Misleading Users on Privacy – The New York Times

Flo settles F.T.C. charges of misleading users on privacy.

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The developer behind Flo, a period- and fertility-tracking app used by more than 100 million women, on Wednesday settled federal charges that it had misled users about its data-handling practices by sharing their intimate health details with Facebook and Google.

In its privacy policies, Flo had repeatedly promised users that it would protect private details about their menstruation
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