Shazam

We retested this app on 19.02.2019. The app doesn’t contact Facebook as soon as the app is opened.

Disclaimer: the tested app may still share data with other third parties. This is outside the scope of this work.

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Description

From the Google Play Store page:

"Shazam is one of the world’s most popular apps, used by hundreds of millions of people each month to instantly identify music that’s playing and see what others are discovering."

Date Tested
01/12/2018
App Version
9.11.0-181122-3b7f0c1
Facebook SDK Version
4.31.0
Number of App Installs (according to Google Play Store at time of analysis)
100,000,000+
Opt out of Ads Personalisation (Google Settings)
Not Enabled (Default Setting)

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