Ever download an app for your phone and see all the access you are giving the thing? You wonder why a certain app would need access to your camera or your location, but you go ahead and install it anyway because you want the latest version of the program.
I’ve done it myself, installed some game, which states clearly that it will have access to totally unrelated areas of the phone, like the camera, or the GPS.
Well, an article in the Wall Street Journal the other day highlights how the information gathered by these apps is being used. It appears that this behavior is more rampant on the iPhone than on Androids, but the study is not as indepth as it could be for sure.
All I have to say is, whether you are using an Android or an iPhone, be careful out there. You don’t want your phone watching your every move…