According to Consumer Reports, about 50 million worldwide use a period tracking app, and among the most popular are BabyCenter, Clue, Flo, My Calendar, and Ovia. ((Photo Credit: Mei Lamison/Achona Online/Piktochart))
According to Consumer Reports, about 50 million worldwide use a period tracking app, and among the most popular are BabyCenter, Clue, Flo, My Calendar, and Ovia.

(Photo Credit: Mei Lamison/Achona Online/Piktochart)

Privacy and Technology — the Dilemma (EDITORIAL) (PODCAST)

February 19, 2020

In this episode of “Achona: Beyond the Articles,” Editor-in-Chief Mei Lamison (’20), Multimedia Editor Adriana James-Rodil (’21), and Senior Staff Writers Reagan Finch, Alexa Fredericks, Casey Martin, Georgia Ruffolo, and Sydney Wills start by discussing the issue with period tracking apps selling user’s personal information to third parties for marketing purposes. They also discuss the difficulty for people to maintain privacy in this era in which almost everything is backed by technology and younger generations lack of concern over this. However, they also provide solutions to this issue and preventative measures for cellphone users, and more information is linked here.

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