DuckDuckGo protects Android users’ data with its new tool

Apple For Android users, similar to the privacy-focused application tracking system commissioned by DuckDuckGo started to offer.

Developed with the focus on protecting users’ data from here you can get scanner from their applications DuckDuckGo, Adding a really nice tool to the Android app started. This new tool, which can be tested as beta for now and can be tested by application, across the phone to protect focusing.

not separate main DuckDuckGo This tool, which works together with the application, is basically the application of other Android applications installed on the phone. prevent people from accessing their data. You know, in almost every application, there are some third party tracking systems are included.

These are users’ personal data (Location, who you are, etc.) and access this data directly. advertising companies for customized ads, some states and data brokers who buy and sell data uses.

These tracking systems, which allow free applications to survive, but violate privacy by making the tracking unannounced, DuckDuckGo encounters an obstacle or a wall thanks to the tool developed by Thanks to this wall, personal data third party tracking systems are blocked.

Stating that the tool they developed is not a VPN, but acts as a built-in VPN, DuckDuckGostates that the protection is performed locally within the phone. Even for protection in the process, personal data is not passed through another server, it only stays in the device.

So, does this system bring 100 percent data security? For now the answer is no. The process needs to be blocked directly by Google on the basis of Android. So does Google do that? The answer to that is clearly no.

We have been blocked by giant companies or even if it is said to be blocked third party tracking systems will always be in our lives. That’s why DuckDuckGo These steps seem really important and need to be supported.

While the DuckDuckGo step attracted attention, the tracking blocking system used by Apple began to harm social media giants.

in the past months Facebook or as it is now Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, low in the last quarter Facebook blamed Apple for its revenues. Alright Zuckerberg why did he say that? Because of Apple’s new iOS-based security/privacy system.

The iOS operating system has the feature of preventing the collection of user data for customized advertisements. This feature reduces the company’s advertising revenues. Because Facebook’s main source of income is advertisements, and the company specifically earns a lot of money through personalized advertisements.

Like many other companies, Facebook, which follows people’s likes and shows ads accordingly, can no longer do this fully on the iOS side. When this happens, revenues automatically decrease.

As it turns out, the system commissioned by Apple, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube It caused a loss of 10 billion dollars to companies such as. In other words, without this system, companies would have put $10 billion or more in advertising revenue by marketing our data.

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