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Whisper soll anonym sein. Sagt zumindest Wikipedia.

Whisper is a gratis, proprietary iOS and Android mobile app which purports to allow users to send messages anonymously, and to receive replies.

Users post messages which are displayed as text superimposed over an image, similar to greeting cards.The app was launched in March 2012 under the original name WhisperText by CEO Michael Heyward and Brad Brooks, who is the CEO of mobile messaging service TigerText.

Und war bis zum 13.10.14 auch so.

Revealed: how Whisper app tracks ‘anonymous’ users

The company behind Whisper, the social media app that promises users anonymity and claims to be the “the safest place on the internet”, is tracking the location of its users, including some who have specifically asked not to be followed.

Tja, mal wieder verarscht worden…