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Changes Grant Data Access, Tech Giants Join Forces

ONLINE PRIVACY

January 10, 2013

Foursquare users would be wise to study the application’s new privacy policy, effective January 28, ZDNet reports. The service will now show full names across its website instead of a mix of first name and last initial, and it will allow businesses to see an expanded list of users who have checked in. The window of time to access the list has also expanded. Meanwhile, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft have joined forces to launch ACT 4 Apps, an effort to educate app developers on privacy. The Association for Competitive Technology will facilitate the effort.
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