Hipster LogoRecently many users have been finding out something incredibly shocking: apps were not only accessing user information, but they were uploading ENTIRE address books (phone numbers, contact info, etc) and saving that data on their servers.

The knowledge that your personal contact information is on a server just being “stored” is not only scary but skeptical. Why would they upload it in the first place? Why use all of that server space for no reason? These questions, and many more, led many users to be incredibly angry especially since their trust and privacy was broken.

Hipster CEO, Doug Ludlow, decided to step forward and offer an apology by posting as a guest blogger on techcrunch.com.

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