Tech Tuesday: Protecting your info on Pokemon Go

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--It's a new app taking the world by storm, but could also potentially be skimming your personal information.

Camren De Waard of Genius Phone Repair talked about Pokemon Go, and how people can keep it from taking private information and Google account data.

When you download the app, Niantic has access to your Google info, but there's an easy fix: go to this link, click on 'connected apps and sites' link, and 'remove' the Pokemon Go app. It won't affect game play, but will protect your information.

Genius Phone Repair is also giving away 5,200 coins in a random drawing to anyone who shares their Facebook live video on their Facebook page. They'll also be buying Lure Modules at a few of their stores so people can find Pokemon.

Plus, there's an event happening in downtown Grand Rapids Friday night for anyone interested in the game. You can find more info on that here.

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