Get used to it, kid

The majority of Android and iOS apps created for US public and private schools send student data to assorted third parties,

calling into question privacy commitments from Apple and Google as app store stewards.

a random sample of 73 mobile applications used in 38 different schools across 14 US states and found 60 per cent were transmitting student data.

The data that concerns Me2B includes:

identifiers (IDFA, MAID, etc),
Photos/Media Files,
Network Data (IP address),
permissions related to Camera, Microphone, Device ID, and Calls.

About 49 per cent of the apps reviewed sent student data to Google and

about 14 per cent communicated with Facebook,

with the balance

routing info to advertising and analytics firms, many among them characterized as high risk by the Me2B researchers.