Period Tracker Apps Sending Deeply Personal Information About Women’s Health And Sexual Practices To Facebook

BuzzFeed News reports that period tracker apps are sending deeply personal information about women’s health and sexual practices to Facebook, new research has found.

UK-based advocacy group Privacy International, sharing its findings exclusively with BuzzFeed News, discovered period tracking apps including MIA Fem and Maya sent women’s use of contraception, the timings of their monthly periods, symptoms like swelling and cramps, and more, directly to Facebook.