According to a new report, Google collects the most user data and Apple the least

According to a new report, Google collects the most user data and Apple the least

News Summary:

  • A new analysis by StockApps.com claims to have contextualised this data, showing which company harvests most user data. Google remained at the top, followed by Twitter, Amazon, Meta (formerly Facebook), and Apple. On average, Google collects at least 39 different types of data from you, followed by Twitter at 24, Amazon at 23,

  • It’s no secret that Big Tech behemoths like Google and Apple gather a tonne of customer information to tailor the way their services are provided. According to a recent survey, Google is the Big Tech company that collects the most user data points. While using an Android device may allow you to escape Apple’s control, both iPhone and Android users use Google services such as YouTube, Gmail, and Google Pay.

Facebook at 14, and Apple at 12. Do you read the privacy policies in their entirety before signing up for a service? Most people don’t, for these documents are lengthy and heavy on jargon. “Besides, users lack time, patience, or energy to try to figure out what information websites are storing and how they are using it to their advantage,” wrote Edith Reads from StockApps.com. Google Collects Most Data From Users. Apple The Least: New Report

What do you think about Big Tech collecting your data? Let us know in the comments below. For more in the world of technology and science, keep reading Indiatimes.com.

This essentially paints Apple as the most “privacy-conscious” firm in the Big Tech ocean. Regardless, we will never truly know the extent of data being harvested off us with or without our consent. Just yesterday, a report highlighted how in-app browsers collect complete data about what the user is doing. The list alleges that Google, Twitter, and Facebook store more information than they require. In fact, Google may be collecting information about specific locations of a user, the report adds. “The firm relies on this data for targeted advertising rather than relying on third-party trackers,” Reads wrote. Google Collects Most Data From Users. Apple The Least: New Report

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