Fijivillage
30 May, 2020, 1:13 pm
Central - 27°C Rain
Fijivillage
NEWS SPORTS
30 May, 2020, 1:13 pm Central - 27°C Rain
ACCF
ACCF

Photo editor FaceApp goes viral prompting security concerns

Photo editor FaceApp goes viral prompting security concerns

By Semi Turaga
Friday 19/07/2019
Today, it is the number one app on Apple and Android with 100 million downloads. [Photos:NBC]

A fun and hugely popular app develop in Russia is prompting some new warnings today about privacy and what the company does with your photo.

It is an internet challenge promising a glimpse of your future - wrinkles, saggy skin, grey hair and all.

It was first shared by people who stumbled upon something called FaceApp then quickly spreading through social media transforming the likes of Kim Kardashian and Justin Bieber.

Today, it is the number one app on Apple and Android with 100 million downloads.

NBC News reports the company says user data is not transferred to Russia but in their terms of service you agree to the transfer and storage of your information in and to the US and other countries.

ADVERTISEMENT

MH Moneygram
MH Online Shopping Banner

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
Fiji's approach to deal with effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic
As Fiji battles against the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals and organisations have come forward to lend a helping ...
30 days ago

Severe Tropical Cyclone Harold
As Tropical Cyclone Harold hit Fiji mainly causing destruction to Kadavu and the Lau Group, we give you an indepth report on stories of the build up ...
49 days ago

COVID-19 Response Budget
Attorney General and the Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum presented the COVID-19 Supplementary Budget to parliament at 7.30 on Wednesday ...
64 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
Fiji’s 9th COVID-19 patient Mohammad Saheed granted bail
54-year-old Mohammad Saheed from Soasoa in Labasa who allegedly breached self-quarantine orders after arriving into Fiji has been granted bail by the ...
2 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
Fire leaves a family of 14 homeless with wedding plans shattered
A 27-year-old priest from Vuqele in Tavua who was in the middle of preparing for his wedding in July is still in shock after a fire destroyed their ...
6 minutes ago

$4832.40 donation received by PM from the Xplizit Car Club
A donation of $4832.40 has been given by Xplizit Car Club to Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama to help provide relief to Fijians affected by the ...
1 hour ago

Fiji Airways Union looking at options to challenge termination decision
Fiji Trades Union Congress National Secretary Felix Anthony says he has been advised that the Fiji Airways Union has taken steps and have sought ...
3 hours ago

Seven people arrested for playing soccer in Grantham Road
Seven people who were playing soccer along Grantham Road were arrested yesterday for breaching COVID-19 restrictions on sporting ...
3 hours ago

China donates US$100,000 and more medical supplies to Fiji
China has injected US$100,000 and medical supplies to help in Fiji’s fight against COVID-19. China’s Ambassador to Fiji Qian Bo says through ...
4 hours ago

TOP