Warning: Facebook is Listening to you

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Warning: Facebook is Listening to you

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Post by xLc » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:19 pm

Have you ever noticed that you maybe talking about a subject and a couple of days or so later you get an ad on facebook for the same thing?

This happens to my daughters phone, my wifes and mine all the time.

I dont mean you do a search, I mean just talk near your phone.
Weve even tested it by talking about a subject and sure enough the ads show up in 2 to 3 days.

Its not a coincidence either, on saturday I was discussing a local double glazing firm, not a big company, just a small family company. This morning an ad shows on FB 8|

So the FB app must listen via your mobiles microphone. (if you read the app permissions when you install it, it says it has access to your contacts, memory, gallery etc. Any thoughts?

We all know that Amazon alexa listens and records sounds, amazon admitted it, but said they delete the recordings without listening to them.



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Re: Warning: Facebook is Listening to you

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Post by sillyhilly0 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:56 pm

Don't have any social media on my phone.
I'm with Jeremy Kyle on that subject.

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Re: Warning: Facebook is Listening to you

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Post by MonkeyBoy » Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:11 am

It also tracks you. If I leave my mobile data on the 'People you might know ' section is full of people from my round.
I looks to see where you are and pairs you up with people near by.
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Re: Warning: Facebook is Listening to you

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Post by cantonkid1955 » Fri May 11, 2018 9:16 am

xLc wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:19 pm
Have you ever noticed that you maybe talking about a subject and a couple of days or so later you get an ad on facebook for the same thing?

This happens to my daughters phone, my wifes and mine all the time.

I dont mean you do a search, I mean just talk near your phone.
Weve even tested it by talking about a subject and sure enough the ads show up in 2 to 3 days.

Its not a coincidence either, on saturday I was discussing a local double glazing firm, not a big company, just a small family company. This morning an ad shows on FB 8|

So the FB app must listen via your mobiles microphone. (if you read the app permissions when you install it, it says it has access to your contacts, memory, gallery etc. Any thoughts?

We all know that Amazon alexa listens and records sounds, amazon admitted it, but said they delete the recordings without listening to them.
We asked ALEXA for directions to good dogging sites near us and she didn't understand the question.

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Re: Warning: Facebook is Listening to you

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Post by xLc » Fri May 11, 2018 9:43 am

I just tried that and it started Barking!!

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