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Video-conferencing software company Zoom issued an update to its iOS app, which stops it from sending certain pieces of data to Facebook. A Motherboard analysis had revealed this privacy faux pas. Motherboard discovered that when a user opened the app, their timezone, city, and device details were sent to the social network giant.
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