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Facebook Sued (Again!) Over Collection of Mobile Call and Text Data

Do you know what data Facebook is steali… uh, collecting from your Android cellphone? Probably not. It seems that Facebook never told you what data it collects. It is collecting a lot more data about you than you know.

A new lawsuit seeks to hold Facebook liable for allegedly violating the privacy of all Android users who installed a Facebook app while the data collection occurred. Facebook reportedly collects metadata about calls and texts such as the recipients of text messages, and the time and duration of phone calls. What’s worse, Facebook never told you or anyone else about the collection of the personal information.

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The collection of personal data from iPhones isn’t mentioned in this article. Hmmm, I wonder what Facebook is hiding from iPhone users?

Categories: Online Privacy & Security

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