Third-party Gmail apps allowed developers to read private messages: Report

Last Updated: Tue, Jul 03, 2018 14:00 hrs

[United States], July 3 (ANI): Third party apps allow users convenience, however, some of these apps for Google's Gmail service reportedly allowed their developers to read private mails.

One of these apps, Return Path, analyzes users' inboxes and collects data for marketers. Another app called Edison Software, allowed employees to read emails to train the smart reply feature, Cnet reported.

The companies stress that they adhere to user agreements. Last year, Google promised to stop scanning emails for targeted ads. (ANI)

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