UW Privacy Office

July 18, 2019

You downloaded FaceApp. Here’s what you’ve just done to your privacy.

Source: Seattle Times on July 17, 2019 (originally published in the Washington Post)

You downloaded FaceApp. Here’s what you’ve just done to your privacy.

“When an app goes viral, how can you know if it’s all good fun — or covertly violating your privacy by, say, sending your face to the Russian government?

…These five questions are basics we ought to know about any app or service that wants something as personal as our faces.”