1. Mental health apps are sharing data without proper disclosure  Engadget
  2. That mental health app might share your data without telling you  The Verge
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It's important for health apps to keep your data under lock and key, but it's not clear that's the case for some mental health apps. A study of 36 mental health...It's important for health apps to keep your data under lock and key, but it's not clear that's the case for some mental health apps. A study of 36 mental health...

Mental health apps are sharing data without proper disclosure

Free apps marketed to people with depression or who want to quit smoking are hemorrhaging user data to third parties like Facebook and Google — but often don’t admit it in their privacy policies, new research says. The study is the latest to highlight the potential risks of entrusting sensitive health information to our phones.‘Do I trust the person who made the app, and do I understand where this data is going?’

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