Health-Based Apps Stop Sharing Data with Facebook


Some health-based apps have stopped sharing data with Facebook.

The Wall Street Journal says those apps shared personal information about their users including their weight, diet and even menstrual cycles. 

The newspaper finding 11apps shared data with Facebook, including flo period and ovulation tracker, instant heart rate: h-r monitor, lose it, a food and exercise logging app, and glucose buddy.

The Journal says Facebook got the personal information from the phone owners when they shared it with the apps.

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