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Virtual learning apps tracked and shared kids' data with advertisers, report says

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Researchers analyzed 164 educational apps and websites used in 49 countries. Nearly 90% were designed to collect and send students' information to outside companies, such as Facebook and Google. In Miami-Dade, nearly all the online education platforms used during remote learning did so, according to the report.
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Virtual learning apps tracked and shared kids' data and online activities with advertisers, report says

Millions of students who participated in virtual learning during the Covid-19 pandemic had their personal data and online behaviors tracked by educational apps and websites without their consent and in many cases shared with third-party advertising technology companies, a new report has found.

1 month ago·Atlanta, United States
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KRDO

Virtual learning apps tracked and shared kids' data and online activities with advertisers, report says

By Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN BusinessMillions of students who participated in virtual learning during the Covid-19 pandemic had their personal data and online behaviors tracked by educational apps and websites without their consent and in many cases shared with third-party advertising technology companies, a new report has found.Human Rights Watch, an international advocacy organization, this week published the findings of an investigation cond…

1 month ago
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Madison.com

Virtual learning apps tracked and shared kids' data with advertisers, report says

The majority of the apps and websites examined by Human Rights Watch sent information about children to Google and Facebook, which collectively dominate the digital advertising market.

1 month ago·Madison, United States
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The Billings Gazette

Virtual learning apps tracked and shared kids' data with advertisers, report says

The majority of the apps and websites examined by Human Rights Watch sent information about children to Google and Facebook, which collectively dominate the digital advertising market.

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Lincoln Journal Star

Virtual learning apps tracked and shared kids' data with advertisers, report says

The majority of the apps and websites examined by Human Rights Watch sent information about children to Google and Facebook, which collectively dominate the digital advertising market.

1 month ago·Cherokee County, United States
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Missoulian

Virtual learning apps tracked and shared kids' data with advertisers, report says

The majority of the apps and websites examined by Human Rights Watch sent information about children to Google and Facebook, which collectively dominate the digital advertising market.

1 month ago
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