• A
  • A
  • A
Google tweaks developers guidelines after Google+ breach

New Delhi: Google has announced a series of changes to its developer guidelines after it confirmed that a bug in its social network Google+ put to risk data of hundreds of thousands of users.

Courtesy: ANI

As part of the latest changes, Google will limit the type of data developers can access through their apps plugged into Gmail. As Mashable reported, under the new guidelines, third-party apps will no longer be able to scan users’ inboxes for targeted advertising or research purposes.


In addition to that, Google will also be tightening its review process for apps that access Gmail in order to ensure they are not requesting unnecessary access to personal data of users.
Read more:JK: 2nd phase of urban local body election begins


CLOSE COMMENT

ADD COMMENT

To read stories offline: Download Eenaduindia app.

SECTIONS:

  HOME

  STATES

  NATIONAL

  INTERNATIONAL

  BUSINESS

  CRIME

  SPORTS

  ENTERTAINMENT

  RAINBOW

  EVEZONELY

  GALLERY

  TRAVEL TIME

  ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2018

  MAJOR CITIES