Collects and sells the user's name, email, birth date, age, phone number and, when necessary, billing information. User's name and photo is visible to other Viber users.
Asks to access your mobile device’s address book and copies all the phone numbers and names of your contacts, which are stored on Viber servers.
If the user logs in through other social media accounts, like Facebook, Viber will access all the data you allow in your Facebook privacy settings.
Offers live video streaming to virtual strangers.
Allows direct messaging.
Unable to be monitored.
What Viber says, "Viber is a free messaging and calling app that keeps you connected to anyone in the world through your Internet connection*. It’s the most expressive way to keep in touch with your loved ones and connect with anyone worldwide."
What SGS says, "This App is drilling down, collecting and sharing too much information. We do not suggest this for your family."
Unmonitored live video streaming.
Opportunity for exploitation, pornography, sexualization, objectification