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UAE TRA warns of risk of Snapchat's new Snap Map feature

Friday 23 June 2017 | 11:07 CET | News
The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has warned of the risks of using the new update of Snapchat for photo messaging, the Snap Map. The watchdog pointed out the risks of automatically providing a map of users' locations without their knowledge because of the privacy implications and possible harm. The update allows the release of the geographical location of the Snapchat users and exposes it to all the app's users worldwide, not just to their friends.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Snapchat / TRA
Countries: United Arab Emirates
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