Many popular Android apps illegally sending user data to Facebook

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A study conducted by Privacy International found out that two-thirds of 34 popular Android apps send the user’s data to Facebook without their consent, including Kayak, MyFitnessPal, Skyscanner, TripAdvisor, and Indeed.

These apps reportedly include Facebook Software Development Kit (SDK), which was specifically designed to automatically transmit users data to Facebook irrespective of whether the user has an account or not.

Travel app like Kayak, send flight searches of its users, their journey date, destination, number of tickets, arrival city,  some other sensitive information.

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