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If You Use Facebook Messenger, This Is How You Are Being Recorded Even When Not On The Phone

(De-Program Yourself)  If You Use Facebook Messenger, This Is How You Are Being Recorded Even When Not On The Phone :

My suggestion: If you have messenger on your phone delete it. Then re-download it and read the terms of agreement. This is sheer lunacy. Also for those who didn’t know this one, check out this video. This news is actually about 5-7 years old.

Notice what the government has made cell phone makers do now? Notice you can’t take the battery out? Cellphone users who attempt to install the Facebook Messenger app are asked to agree to terms of service that allow the social networking giant to use the microphone on their device to record audio at any time without their permission. As the screenshot below illustrates (click to enlarge), users are made to accept an agreement that allows Facebook to “record audio with the microphone… at any time without your confirmation.”

The TOS also authorizes Facebook to take videos and pictures using the phone’s camera at any time without permission, as well as directly calling numbers, again without permission, that could incur charges. But wait, there’s more! Facebook can also “read your phone’s call log” and “read data about contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you’ve called, emailed or communicated in other ways with specific individuals.”

Although most apps on Android and Apple devices include similar terms to those pictured above, this is easily the most privacy-busting set of mandates we’ve seen so far. Since the vast majority of people will agree to these terms without even reading them, cellphone users are agreeing to let Facebook monitor them 24/7, green lighting the kind of open ended wiretap that would make even the NSA jealous. Other app companies are also requiring you to allow them to approximate your location, send SMS messages from your phone that cost you money, read your contacts, read your phone status and identity, get “full network access” to your communications (in other words listen to your phone calls), modify or delete the contents of your USB storage, and disable your screen lock (the 4 digit code that password-protects your phone).

As we have previously highlighted, embedded microphones in everything from Xbox Kinect consoles to high-tech street lights that can record private conversations in real time represent the final nail in the coffin of privacy as the ‘Internet of things’ becomes a part of our daily lives….

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Comment by El-Bull on June 19, 2017 at 10:08pm

AudreyPete , Harry Toddler , hasina zuberi , Trinity19  For your information, FB creates a shadow profile of you regardless as your family and friends are on FB and all social media is connected to it in one form or another, has a symbiotic  relationship with it----you've all heard of 6 degrees of separation, haven't you

Comment by Trinity19 on June 19, 2017 at 2:36pm
I know a HARRY TODDLER. HMM. Anyway they record everything. Even if you download apps that's NOT the messenger this questions are asked. And I don't allow. But I think they can turn on if the "government" feel you're a threat!!
Comment by hasina zuberi on June 19, 2017 at 3:09am

Facebook or no Facebook? The fact is that ALL electronic/new tech media work same way. REALIZE!

Comment by Harry Toddler on June 16, 2017 at 9:58am

that's y ppl fi stay off facebook , lol how unu so fool , you facebook ppl just freely giving up your freedom and rights . It's amazing to me how they created a medium for ppl to expose the most private, intimate parts of their lives without a fight .  Not to mention these apps that not only track you but turn on your phone camera,mics etc. at will , no I don't use any android device . This world gone madddddd lol

Comment by Pete on June 16, 2017 at 6:23am
That why The government always get sue invading people's private life.
Comment by Audrey on June 15, 2017 at 3:07pm
Like we didn't know that!!!!!!

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