Facebook is suggesting mobile users ‘Protect’ themselves…by downloading a Facebook-owned app that tracks their mobile usage

Facebook is now offering some mobile app users a wireless-networking app without first disclosing that it’s owned by Facebook, or that it collects information for the social networking company.

The app, Onavo Protect, provides users with a virtual private network, or VPN. Typically, a VPN cloaks the user’s identity and adds other security features, making it a more secure way to get online, particularly when using public Wi-Fi networks.

Read how Facebook is getting users to use Onavo Protect which spies on their online information on CNBC.

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