Social media giant Facebook is now going to start “know more about you if you let them allow” strategy to collect user massive data. This week Facebook released a new application called ‘Study from Facebook’ that is based on the market research program.
Once you participate and allow them to track your activity, you will be getting paid to run the application on your phone. It will track all the apps on your phone and your usage towards them. For now, very less information is in the air about this app, the inclusion of your phone usage data prices.
An Android application called ‘Applause’ running in the background will track all the applications that you have on your phone. It will also track the time duration that you spend on these apps, your device details, location and all the activity on your phone. It will track A to Z activities you do on your phone and which feature on a particular app you like the most and which you don’t.
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According to Facebook, it doesn’t track user credentials for your content or application. Moreover, the collected data won’t be shared with any advertisers. However, the track record of the company privacy is not stellar, Facebook Added.
As per the study performed by TechCrunch, Facebook isn’t stated its plan and prices to pay for this data, but previously, it has provided participants of market research approx $20 every month. Moreover, it offers bonuses for each referral, Said by TechCrunch.
In addition to this, if we talk about Facebook Study, it is a new and modern application that is the most advanced tool in the journey of Facebook. Also, it is becoming an extremely advanced application that can collect a mass user data.
As per the report, Facebook has issued various apps that are designed to record the user’s data. The latest one in this family known as Facebook Research got Facebook in heated water in January and drove Apple to incidentally revoke the enterprise developers credentials of Facebook—imperially destroying the workdays of endless employees of Facebook.
Facebook is still has a checkered experience concerning this type of thing. Once you sign up for Study, you are allowing all authorization of privacy on your device. Facebook already has all the information about me that I know. And if you are expecting some money, it can surely help you.
In case you aren’t agreeing to allow Facebook to track down your information, here are some essential points that you should know in case you are looking to sign up.
Facebook Study application is an invite-only program, so it doesn’t mean you to download the app and you started earning. It will send some target ads to the users who set demographics that they need to know. (Previously, it has widely targeted young users between 18-35 demographics). Once you see the ads, you need to click on it and sign up for the program. Also, Facebook will send you an email along with the further instructions if you are being selected.