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Losing Privacy on WhatsApp – You too Brutus ?

At Teckdiary we have already written many articles on privacy issues of  internet and exposed how the personal information is being used by internet giants and many governments .

WhatsApp user privacy data

Most of the services offered from USA like Google’s search,Gmail,Drive and Hotmail ,Yahoo etc collecting your personal information and sharing it with government agencies  in the name of national security .

In a  recent interview , creator of WhatsApp ,Mr.Koum said that his application never collects user data and he hates peeping into others’ personal life .

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iOS 6 tracks your activities on Apple devices–A guide to stop it !

How to stop Apple tracking me on my mobile !

iOS6 Apple tracks your privacy ?

Do you own the brand new Apple iPhone5 ? or have you updated your Apple device to iOS6 recently ?then you are under the observation of someone for good..iOS 6 is coming with a feature turned on called “ IFA” that stands for "identifier for advertisers " . Apple paves the way to track the buying behaviours of the customers through this technology .This is pretty same like the cookies used in computers to track the users . IFA is very simple set of information that contains your ad clicking patterns and the buying behaviours on the net  and send to the interested parties via your Apple iOS6 device .

How to Stop IFA in Apple devices ?

This is a privacy related setting,but Apple covertly put the on /off option under very irrelevant  section of settings in the phone/Apple device .

Ok ,here is the way  : Just got to "General," then "About," and then navigate to the "Advertising" section. From there, you need to to turn "Limit Ad Tracking" on.

Please note Apple doesn’t track any of your personal information via this IFA, so ,no need to panic a lot  .

Via –Gizmodo.com

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