PBS NewsHour

How FaceApp highlights a gap in U.S. privacy protections

Clip: 07/18/2019 | 6m 25s

The growing popularity of FaceApp, a photo filter app that allows users to transform their features by adding or removing wrinkles, is sounding alarm bells among privacy advocates and lawmakers. There are questions about how the images of people's faces could be used, especially as the app's company is based in Russia. Amna Nawaz talks to the Center for Democracy & Technology’s Joseph Jerome.

Aired: 07/18/19

Rating: NR

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