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Apart from this, he also says that hackers are also tampering with the rest of the phone’s apps, such as Instagram and Spotify. Some users have also complained about money being stolen. The ‘deletehouseparty’ trend started happening on Twitter with the hashtag and gradually people started deleting the houseparty app.
Just seen these posts about #houseparty – come to think of it, my bank account was hacked and I had £ 300 stolen within a couple of days of downloading this app. I’ve deleted my account and am STILL getting notifications. #countdownmovie springs to mind pic.twitter.com/1vLZvEa5oQ
– Ellie Taylor (@elltaylor_) March 30, 2020
All my playlists from 6-7 years ago and even my premium subscription are gone when i later tried to get my Spotify account back after it was automatically logged out lol thanks @houseparty #HouseParty #Housepartyhacked pic.twitter.com/0uZZhhfAUW
– Aqil (@aqqqqil) March 31, 2020
Everybody DELETE #houseparty!! It’s hacked into my snapchat and messaged numerous lasses asking to get their tits out and show where they piss from. It is not me.
– Louie (@ Loui3x) March 30, 2020
Denying this, houseparty clarified and said that this app is completely secure, so users should not be afraid of data theft. Further said, all the accounts of the houseparty are safe and secure. And the promise is that this app will never steal users’ passwords for other websites.
Should you delete Houseparty too?
It is believed that the cleaning given by the houseparty is possible, and the ‘delete houseparty’ fraud payment campaign should be done. The app says that a bounty of 1 million bounty will be given to expose the person who carried out such a campaign.
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Also, it is not possible that the privacy problem in the parent company houseparty of the popular battle game Fortnite Creator Epic Games is possible in the app. If there was a flaw in the privacy, then the company would have told to fix it. According to the privacy of the houseparty, this app only collects the data of the user given inside the app. It contains information related to the user’s contact, phone number and contests. Also, it includes automatic data via IP address.