Yes, your creepy phone is listening to what you say. Even without triggering Siri or Google, our phones can store data from our daily conversations.
Facebook has plans for software which forces smartphones to record audio – despite years of denials that its app records conversations.
Breaking up with Facebook is apparently as difficult as breaking up with a bad boyfriend or girlfriend who won’t accept your decision. That’s the experience Henry Grabar of Slate had when he stopped signing on.
Facebook disclosed a new privacy blunder on Thursday in a statement that said the site accidentally made the posts of 14 million users public even when they designated the posts to be shared with only a limited number of contacts.
The actual attack takes about 20 seconds to leak the username, 500 milliseconds to check the status of any liked/not-liked page, and around 20 minutes to retrieve a Facebook user’s avatar.