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id 110b2320-342c-41aa-a2c3-fab1a4dcdaad
created 2018-04-01T17:44:01.485118+00:00
updated 2019-03-19T19:53:04.278958+00:00
name AccountKit
description

About

AccountKit is a product of Facebook lets users quickly register/login to apps by using just their phone number or email address. No password is needed. Link to weblink

Ownership

AccountKit is owned by Facebook (NASDAQ: FB).

Note: there is an unaffiliated Australian Accounting firm of the same name.

What it does

  • User Verification
  • Phone number collection
  • Permits direct app logins without SMS code

Data Policy

Policy as of 8/9/2018:

  • Identical to Facebook's Policy. This provides controls for users to opt out but no actual commitment to reduce the collection and use of personal data.

  • Data will be used to "reasearch and innovate for social good", "promote satety, integrity and security", personalize advertising, communicate with users, and measure analytics for business services.

  • Third-party apps and websites integrated with Facebook and its products receive information on what users post and share. This "information collected by these third-party services is subject to their own terms and policies, not this one."

  • Facebook's policy states that it doesn't "sell any of your information to anyone and we never will." It imposes "strict restrictions" on how partners use and disclose the data it provides.

  • Information may be accessed, preserved, and shared with regulators, law enforcement, and others in response to legal requests (including those in outside jurisdictions if there is a "good faith belief" they're required to respond), prevention of fraud, unauthorized use of products or services, breaches of Terms or Policies, to prevent harm to Facebook or its property, and harmful or illegal activity.

creation_date 2018-04-01
code_signature com.facebook.accountkit
network_signature graph.accountkit.com
website https://www.accountkit.com/
is_in_exodus True
maven_repository https://mvnrepository.com/artifact/com.facebook.android/account-kit-sdk/
artifact_id com.facebook.android
group_id account-kit-sdk
gradle compile group: 'com.facebook.android', name: 'account-kit-sdk', version: '4.39.0'
comments Seamless account creation. No more passwords. * Website: https://www.accountkit.com/ * Comment: Account Kit helps you quickly register for apps using just your phone number or email address-no password needed. It's reliable, easy to use and gives you a choice about how you sign up for apps. * Category: [Identification?, Advertising] * Additional links: https://www.accountkit.com/faq/ * Notes: This SDK allows FB to collect phone numbers and associate them to applications used. Best practices even recommend it to be presented as an alternative to FB login..