Instagram to shut down stalking app ”Like Patrol”

Facebook-owned Instagram is shutting down an app called Like Patrol for violating the social network’s rules.

The app allowed those who downloaded it to scrape information from Instagram about the activity of other users.

Instagram has sent a cease and desist order for violating its scraping rules, which will hopefully halt Like Patrol’s ability to collect data, and force the publisher to shut down the app, CNET reported on Thursday.

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