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Currently making the rounds on the internet are a series of videos of people’s oftentimes embarrassing attempts at karaoke. These viral gems are the product of Starmaker from Starmaker Studios who, as a result of there eagerness to create a platform, are likely to be the next privacy-failure poster boy.
If you browse the videos on the company’s Youtube channel you’ll see children singing, a woman breastfeeding while singing and other potentially compromising situations. I’m guessing here, but it looks like many of the participants in these videos are unaware that these videos are open for public viewing.
To learn more I decided to install the application and check it out for myself and after installing the application and going through the process of recording and uploading a video I can see why so many potentially embarrassing videos reside on that channel. The application is simple
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