Despite assuring clients of stringent security measures, Google is as yet permitting third-party application designers to look over Gmail accounts, as per another WSJ report.
Google keeps on letting many outside programming designers scan the inboxes of a huge number of Gmail clients who signed up for email-based services offering shopping price comparisons, automated travel-itinerary planners or other tools.
Gmail has nearly 1.4 billion users globally — more users than the next 25 largest email providers combined. It gives information just to outside engineers it has reviewed and to whom clients have explicitly granted permission to access email. Google’s own particular representatives read emails just “in very specific cases where you ask us to and give consent, or where we have to for security purposes, for example, exploring a bug or abuse.
In 2017, Google said its PCs will soon stop reading Gmail clients to customize their promotions. The Internet giant as of late took off new features for Android clients to make it simpler for them to explore their Gmail accounts and review security and privacy options.
As a feature of the new updates, Google presented a new search functionality that empowers clients to find settings and other information they might be looking for in their account, like how to change the password.