Instagram to shut down 'Like Patrol' app that allows stalking on users
The snoopy app is reportedly violating the Facebook-owned company's rules.
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Launched in July, Like Patrol amplifies social media surveillance allowing stalking of other Instagram users. As Cnet reports, Instagram has sent a cease-and-desist letter to Like Patrol for scraping people's data without consent.
Instagram killed its own 'Following' tab in early October that allowed people to see what posts and accounts their friends were interacting with, bringing it the reputation of a stalking tool in disguise.