Delete Houseparty Now! Users Accuse Popular Video Chat App Hacking Netflix and Spotify Accounts
(Photo : Screenshot from: Houseparty Website ) Delete Houseparty Now! Users Accuse Popular Video Chat App Hacking Netflix and Spotify Accounts
Delete Houseparty Now! Users Accuse Popular Video Chat App Hacking Netflix and Spotify Accounts
(Photo : Google Chrome ) Delete Houseparty Now! Users Accuse Popular Video Chat App Hacking Netflix and Spotify Accounts

Houseparty, a popular video chat app owned by Epic Games since last year, is now under the scrutiny of personal hacking accounts of their users. On Monday, Mar. 30, the app went viral after users posted different complaints saying their Netflix, Spotify or even Paypal were hacked after they installed the social media app. 

Planning to install a popular Houseparty app? Read this first!

Delete Houseparty Now! Users Accuse Popular Video Chat App Hacking Netflix and Spotify Accounts
(Photo : Screenshot from: Houseparty Website )
Delete Houseparty Now! Users Accuse Popular Video Chat App Hacking Netflix and Spotify Accounts

If you're now stuck at home, you must already search for the newest apps in Google Store just to kill that boredom. If that's the case, it is pretty sure that you've already heard or seen the newest trending social media app called Houseparty.

Just like Zoom or Skype, this app is widely-popular, reaching across the globe. From over 20,000 per day downloads on Feb. 15, the number unimaginably increased to an astonishing approximate of 650,000 on Mar. 25. Though the app is a success, this might change now.

Users of Houseparty are now taking their serious complaints on their Twitter accounts, saying that the app must be deleted right away. This is after a number of users were accusing the Epic app as a hacking device to get their users' bank accounts.

As explained by most users, since they downloaded Houseparty, a lot of their personal accounts and other apps slowed down. Some also accuse the app of hacking their Spotify, Netflix, and even their Paypal to withdraw money from their bank accounts without their knowledge.

What is Houseparty?

Delete Houseparty Now! Users Accuse Popular Video Chat App Hacking Netflix and Spotify Accounts
(Photo : Google Chrome )
Delete Houseparty Now! Users Accuse Popular Video Chat App Hacking Netflix and Spotify Accounts

Houseparty app went live in 2015. According to Forbes, cybersecurity experts had finally analyzed the security features of the app. As explained, while no app can be guaranteed 100% secure, that analysis concluded  that the few in-app options and settings meant it created fewer "scenarios for exploiting security issues."

However, this doesn't mean that the app is a total hacking app for your devices or other social media accounts.

Houseparty explains their side saying it is not true and willing to pay for accusers

Houseparty reiterated that they do not hack any accounts of their users. As proof of their honesty, the company is willing to give out a bounty worth $1 million to any individuals that will prove this claim.

As of now, Houseparty has not yet announced any claimers of this bounty, but people hope there will be soon.  

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