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Are you sure Faceapp grabs only the photo you uploaded? “At most” implies it literally can’t grab more than that. But it seems like it can. It has access to all your photos, not just your camera.





Yes, I am sure that's all it can grab (on the iphone). Anyone telling you otherwise is fear-mongering

Edit: Obligatory “why are you booing me, I’m right?”


Why are you sure that’s all it can grab? That seems mistaken on a technical level. “Can’t” and “doesn’t” is an important distinction.

We have seen lots of examples of ad analytics SDKs that push the iPhone beyond its intended sandbox. Most of them have been banned, but some operated for years before getting banned. It would be a disservice to brush away those concerns as fearmongering.


By that logic, very app should be designated “a counterintelligence threat”



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