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People are finding out that buzzy photo-sharing app Poparazzi automatically follows all of their phone contacts, and experts say it's a data privacy nightmare

18 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement When photo-sharing, social media app Poparazzi launched last week, it was an immediate hit, skyrocketing to the top of the US App Store. But users quickly noticed they were amassing a peculiar assortment of followers, everyone from old friends to old bullies .
As it turned out, after a user allowed Poparazzi access to their phone's contact list, the app automatically followed their contacts who are on the app. Some users were not happy.
"Downloaded Poparazzi. Decent onboarding experience then they lost all trust in under two seconds," Polywork CEO Peter Johnston...
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