A new app creating a wave of cartoon profile pictures for social media platforms has also sparked privacy concerns.
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New users input their name, email, location, social media accounts, and pictures in order to get an edited picture in return. All of that information, plus the IP address, a numeric designation that could identify a user's location, and browser type, is shared with the app's affiliates.
#NewProfilePic app isn't messing around pic.twitter.com/HjI4eOCqfm— Daniel Burka (@dburka) May 13, 2022
The app makes money with ads and its $30 annual subscription. It is No. 1 on the photo and video chart on Apple's app store, and more than 25,000 have rated it on the Google app store.
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Linerock has roughly 50 other apps with similar functions.