'They're Basically Lying' - Mental Health Apps Caught Secretly Sharing Data - Slashdot
"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, a new study reports..." writes The Verge.
"You don't have to be a user of Facebook's or Google's services for them to have enough breadcrumbs to ID you," warns Slashdot schwit1. From the article:
..A few apps even shared what The Verge calls "very sensitive information" like self reports about substance use and user names."