Android app includes Google Ads and Google/Facebook tracking libraries

Based on what? (As in why disbelieve what’s already been said?)

Regularly sending the I.P.

Whilst Monzo might only be using the data for what they say, as pointed out the regular traffic show more than necessary is being sent and processed.

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OK. Opinion then rather than knowing something extra, specifically?

Hence the words ‘look like’

Thanks for clarifying. I’m out of my element in web based stuff so I was trying to work out if there was something behind what you were saying that I was missing.

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I reckon Monzo have to supply all or nothing to use the Facebook plugins.

But some people try to keep their online trail to a minimum , and that can be done with using privacy focused browsers etc, but constantly letting Facebook know about someone’s devices and locale is not something I think is ‘fair’


This seems… Worrying.

Particularly the on device free/used space numbers. This can be used as a very effective method of fingerprinting an individual user.


Thanks for raising this, all. So at the moment it seems we’re using the FB SDK “as-is”.
It’s quite possible that it is running more often than we would need it to, and perhaps operating in manners that aren’t necessary. We’re looking into it to find out, and will find out if we’re able to disable parts of it whilst still maintaining the behaviour we require.


Here’s a good example by the Met Office, giving privacy conscious users a way to disable analytics: