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|Original author(s)||Albert Lee |
|Operating system||Android, iOS|
|Type||Health informatics, physical fitness|
MyFitnessPal is a smartphone app and website that tracks diet and exercise. The app uses gamification elements to encourage adherence to exercise and diet goals. To track nutrients, users can either scan the barcodes of various food items or manually find them in the app's large pre-existing database. MyFitnessPal has access to 14 million foods And includes metrics to track exercise and calories.
Users can link their MyFitnessPal account with other fitness apps like Garmin Connect, FitBit, Samsung Health, and Apple Watch to consolidate fitness information onto a single platform. In February 2015, Under Armour acquired MyFitnessPal.
On May 4, 2015, MyFitnessPal introduced a premium subscription tier for its applications.
In January 2017, founders Albert Lee and Mike Lee departed from the company to pursue other business ventures.
On October 30, 2020, Under Armour announced that MyFitnessPal would be sold to the private equity firm Francisco Partners for $345 million and that it was shutting down Endomondo. In 2021, MyFitnessPal partnered with Sprouts Farmers Market. Through this partnership, users were introduced to new healthy recipe ideas, food and health-related articles and other content.
On March 29, 2018, Under Armour disclosed a data breach of 150 million accounts at its subsidiary, MyFitnessPal. The compromised data consisted of usernames, e-mail addresses, and hashed passwords, but not credit card numbers or government identifiers (social security numbers, national identification numbers). Under Armour was notified of the breach the week of 19–25 March and learned that the leak happened sometime in February. 
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