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(AP News)   Under fire from privacy advocates, Facebook models its vision of the future on China's WeChat all-purpose app, hopes you will consider freely giving it more of your personal data   ( divider line
    More: Scary, Mark Zuckerberg, Chinese New Year, app WeChat, Hong Kong, China, Facebook, Chinese tech, Travel booking platform AirBnb  
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221 clicks; posted to Business » on 11 Mar 2019 at 8:50 PM (10 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2019-03-11 04:16:19 PM  
FB Messenger isn't encrypted?  Huh.
2019-03-11 10:29:43 PM  
Wow. Screw that noise.
2019-03-12 12:14:00 AM  
Yeah, no thanks.
I'll stick with web-only FB on my phone when I absolutely need to use it (which is rarely). I got rid of FB app and messenger because I feel like they're monitoring everything I do, I generally don't trust Facebook, and they eat battery like nobody's business.
Sounds like a perfect app for a nanny/police state though - all that information about your associates, movements, payments, and other personal info all in one spot. fark Facebook.
2019-03-12 01:17:27 AM  
So, bloatware? You might want to keep the apps split up so you don't have compatibility problems on low end phones.
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