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Could TikTok be spying on you?

children’s home addresses. The FaceApp has our photos and the ability to predict what we’ll look like over the course of our lives. Our hotel check-in apps show our travel destinations, room preferences, and upcoming stays. This might not seem like a big deal, but all of this data could be allowing other nations to attack the security of citizens through geotargeting, facial recognition, and pattern projection. A smartphone has the potential to be a more useful weapon than a missile.

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