The Ministry of Interior warns of the dangers of the Tintin application, which is popular among young people

The Ministry of Interior warns of the dangers of the Tintin application, which is popular among young people

This app allows users to access their contacts even if their phone is locked.

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The Ten Ten app has been a huge hit among young people.  (Serge Tenani/Hans Lukas/AFP)

“Ten Ten should be used with extreme caution.” In a message published on the X website, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior warned of the dangers of Ten Ten, an application popular among young people. This French app, which is among the most downloaded on Android and the AppStore, turns phones into walkie-talkies. It allows users to access their contacts and send them audio messages even if their phone is locked (the app just needs to be running).

Behind this fun lie serious risks to privacy and security online.”warns the Ministry of Interior. “Ten Ten’s privacy policy, which is currently being finalized, outlines the scope of data collected: names, phone numbers, nicknames, and contact preferences.”

The Ministry of Interior also clarifies that the operation of Tenten “Increases the risk of online harassment and invasion of privacy.” Teenagers are especially recommended “Turn off notifications at night and in quiet places like school.”

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