You can get very old now

You can get very old now

FaceApp is the talk of the town right now. Everyone’s trying out this AI-powered app to see how they’ll look when they’re old. But only a few read the fine prints. The company has to first break through the litmus test of the GDPR veils. While this is all fun and games, but there are plenty of privacy concerns surrounding the app.

The biggest of all is the app’s privacy policy, once you accept to use the app, you have given up the use of your photos and data for commercial purposes. For those who do not care about the varing possibilities to which their data can be put to, just to see what getting wrinly old would really feel like, it’s their choice.

However, FaceApp’s founder, Russian Yaroslav Goncharov, in a recent clarification, assured that your data is safe with his company, but you can also request for data erasure and all your information will be deleted from FaceApp’s servers.

Here’s how you can do it:

Open FaceApp on your phone.
Go to Settings > Support > Report a bug.
And report a bug with ‘Privacy’ as the subject line, and description to request the data removal.

The data removal might take some time as Goncharov said, “our support team is currently overloaded, but these requests have our priority.” He added that the team is working on a better interface to make this process easy.

We would highly recommend making a data removal request until clouds of doubt around the app clears up.