With all of the recent advances in technology, people are becoming increasingly more worried about their privacy.

That worry is right on, according to the Privacy Project public awareness campaign.

"The biggest risk to you and your ... privacy is your smartphone," according to Privacy Project. "Some of the most popular apps on your smartphone ask for permissions that expose data to outside sources.

After watching this video from the folks with the Silent Circle-supported Privacy Project -- which uses the social media hashtag #PrivateCircleProject, we guarantee you will think twice about that next app you download.

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