The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:Shazam is one of the world’s most popular apps, used by hundreds of millions of people each month to instantly identify music that’s playing and see what others are discovering. All for free.
|Pair with bluetooth devices||Can connect to user's Bluetooth devices||Internal|
|Precise location (gps and network-based)||Can use user's precise location||Internal|
|Can use user's precise location||It appears this app uses this data for delivering location targeted advertisement|
|Full network access||Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for social networking services|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for targeted advertising|
|Find accounts on the device||Can use user's account information stored on the phone||Internal|
|Record audio||Can record audio through microphone on device||Internal|
|Approximate location (network-based)||Can use user's approximate location||It appears this app uses this data for delivering location targeted advertisement|
|Take pictures and videos||Can use camera or flashlight on the phone||Not analyzed yet|
|Modify or delete the contents of your usb storage||Can write to your phone's USB storage||Not analyzed yet|
|Access bluetooth settings||Allows applications to discover and pair bluetooth devices.||Not analyzed yet|
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