Posts tagged "FTC"

Snapchat settles charges by FTC, but that doesn't change much

Snapchat settles charges by FTC, but that doesn't change much
Snapchat agreed today to settle charges by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that messages sent through the online messaging service do not actually “disappear” as the company has claimed. The FTC alleged that Snapchat misled consumers as to how it functioned. Specifically, the complaint stated that the messages did not disappear as claimed, and... Read more »

FTC: Kids' apps collect, share data without parental consent, knowledge

Do you know what your child is sharing on the apps that they use? The Federal Trade Commission’s “Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade” reviewed apps available in the Apple App Store and on Google, and found that many parents do not know what information the kids’ apps are collecting, and... Read more »