Sunday, July 3, 2011
Sexual Activity Tracked By Fitbit Shows Up In Google Search Results
Yikes. Users of fitness and calorie tracker Fitbit may need to be more careful when creating a profile on the site. The sexual activity of many of the users of the company's tracker and online platform can be found in Google Search results, meaning that these users' profiles are public and searchable. You can click here to access these results. As you may know, the Fitbit Tracker is an compact wearable device that clips onto clothing or slips into a pocket and captures, through accelerometer technology, information about daily health activities, such as steps taken, distance traveled, calories burned, exercise intensity levels and sleep quality. Users can also log nutrition, weight, additional activities (including sexual activity) and other health information on the site in order to gain a complete picture of their health.