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Google Removes 3 Apps For Kids From Play Store Over Data Collection – steals data

All three apps removed from Google Playtor were designed for children. In such a situation, these apps were stealing data from children. It is being told that these apps used to steal children’s data and leak it to the third party.

There are many apps on Google’s Play Store which we use every day. These apps have to undergo a variety of security checks before coming to the play store. Despite this, there are some apps which are not suitable for users. These apps cause damage. However, as soon as it comes in the eyes of Google, he removes them from the Play Store. Recently, Google has removed hundreds of such apps from the Play Store, which were harming users. Now Google has removed three more such apps. These apps are related to children and all three apps were stealing data. If these apps are installed in your mobile too, then delete them immediately.

Collecting users’ data

The Digital Accountability Council (IDCA) had raised concerns about these three apps. IDCA found that these three apps were collecting data from users. The names of these apps are Princess Salon, Number Coloring and Cats & Cosplay. Let us tell you that all three apps removed from Google Playtor were designed for children. In such a situation, these apps were stealing data from children. It is being told that these apps used to steal children’s data and leak it to the third party. This is a violation of Google Play Store rules. In such a situation, Google immediately took action on them.

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Google immediately removed from the Play Store

After getting information about these apps from IDCA, Google immediately took action on them and removed them from the Play Store. IDCA President Quentin Palfrey said that his research revealed that the data practices of these apps raise some serious questions and are worrying. While giving information about the action, Google said that we are confirming that the apps included in the report have been removed. Whenever we come across an app that violates our rules, we take action.

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Delete apps immediately

However, it has not yet been told how these apps were collecting data. Explain that Google’s rules are very strict for apps designed for children. Such apps are not given rights to share and control with third parties. Despite this, these three apps were doing so. If anyone of these three apps is installed in your mobile, then delete it immediately. Google also recommends deleting such apps immediately.

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