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Venmo Gets More Private—but It's Still Not Fully Safe

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Eliminating the global feed is a good step. But until the platform offers privacy by default, it remains a liability for many of its users.

Venmo, the popular mobile payment service, has redesigned its app. That’s normally news you could safely ignore, but this announcement is worth a closer look. In addition to making some navigational tweaks and adding new purchase protections, the PayPal-owned platform is finally shutting down its global social feed, where the app published transactions from people around the world. It’s an important step toward resolving one of the most prominent privacy issues in the world of apps, but the work isn’t finished yet.

Venmo’s global feed

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