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The viral app that makes you look old with shocking precision may be quietly keeping all your data — but so is Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and everything else you’re already using

FaceApp has exploded in popularity in the last week, largely due to its ability to make users look old with eerie precision. Celebrities, influencers, and tens of millions of other people are suddenly using the app – and in the process, those users are allowing FaceApp to access their photo […]
The viral app that makes you look old with shocking precision may be quietly keeping all your data — but so is Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and everything else you’re already using
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Top Democrat urges FBI and FTC to investigate FaceApp over its Russia ties

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer wrote a letter to the FBI and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) expressing his “concerns” over the popular FaceApp app that has proliferated across social media channels. Schumer’s scrutiny over the app stems from its origins in Russia; he believes its use by Americans “could pose […]
Top Democrat urges FBI and FTC to investigate FaceApp over its Russia ties
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The DNC reportedly sent out an alert to 2020 campaigns telling them to delete the viral ageing app FaceApp over Russia concerns

The Democratic National Committee reportedly advised 2020 presidential campaigns to delete the Russian photo-editing app, FaceApp, on Wednesday. The app, which can age the subject of a photo to look elderly, has recently gone viral as celebrities and influencers shared the old-looking version of themselves on social media. “It’s not […]
The DNC reportedly sent out an alert to 2020 campaigns telling them to delete the viral ageing app FaceApp over Russia concerns