The Wall Street Journal did a privacy investigation on 101 of the most popular iPhone and Android apps, revealing that nearly 60 sent users’ information without their consent. Information like the phone’s unique ID, location, gender and age are transmitted regularly to advertising agencies. Among the worst offenders is popular music application, Pandora. Read the full article at WSJ.com
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.