Meta warns against TikTok data breach

A security researcher has made some serious allegations against Meta, formerly Facebook, and Instagram.

And TikTok knew that their iPhone apps might be able to track what users typed into their app's internet browser.

Felix Krause, a former Google engineer, and a current researcher, was quoted by the New York Post

All of these apps say they don't violate user privacy or track sensitive user data like credit card information,

According to a report published by Krause, it was alleged that all third-party links in their applications could cause various risks for users.

It was further explained by Krause that when Instagram users click on product links sent to their friends as direct messages on their iPhones

The URLS opens in the in-app browser. When users decide to buy products, they must enter their credit card information,

 shipping address and other information, all of which can be tracked by Instagram, Krause said.

According to reports, the same thing can happen if they buy a product from an Instagram ad he added.