Tech Life Hacks: Track Web activities to protect personal data

Exercising caution when sharing photos and content online can reduce the chance of your personal information being used against you

A cool app that shows you how you would look 50 years from now has suddenly become a hot potato.

The app, called FaceApp, uses artificial intelligence to transform your face to look older or younger, or even to a different gender. It works on Android and Apple phones and has more than 80 million customers, including many, probably, in Singapore.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 24, 2019, with the headline 'Track Web activities to protect personal data '. Print Edition | Subscribe