Facebook has a creepy bug that secretly opens phone’s camera in background

Facebook has a creepy bug that secretly opens phone’s camera in background

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Facebook users on the iPhone, beware. Facebook might be secretly spying on you via your phone’s camera. Facebook, that has received backlash on privacy several times in past, has yet again come under the scanner. This time for a bug that secretly opens the iPhone’s camera in the background when scrolling through the Facebook feed.
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Facebook’s Crypto Boss Is Surprisingly Bullish On Bitcoin

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The bitcoin and cryptocurrency industry has struggled with social media giant Facebook’s troubled plans to launch a bitcoin rival, dubbed libra, next year. Some have suggested technology companies would be better off adopting bitcoin than attempting to create a centralized alternative, as micro-blogging platform Twitter is doing. Now, Facebook’s head of cryptocurrency projects, David Marcus, has said that he
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Facebook India posts 84% jump in FY19 profit

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NEW DELHI: Social media giant Facebook has reported revenues of Rs 892 crore, compared to revenues of Rs 521 crore, a 71% jump in revenues and a net profit of Rs 105 crore, up 84% from last fiscal for fiscal year ended 31 March 2019, documents filed with the registrar of companies (RoC) show. The company had
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Facebook was also in talks to buy Fitbit, but Google offered more cash

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Google on Friday announced that it was acquiring Fitbit for $2.1 billion. A new report suggests that Google wasn’t the only tech giant in talks to buy the fitness tracker and smartwatch making company. Google was closely competing with Facebook for the deal. According to a report by The Information, Facebook was reportedly also in
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How to activate dark mode for Facebook

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Dark mode for Facebook has been a long time coming, but it’s finally started to arrive, letting you enjoy a more stylish social experience. It’s not just about looks – researchers from Google have found that pixel color has a direct effect on power draw, with black pixels using significantly less energy than white ones. Switching
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A new Facebook News tab is starting to roll out in the United States

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Facebook began testing a new home for news in its mobile app today called Facebook News. It will roll out to a few hundred thousand users in the United States and host reporting from big publishers, including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and BuzzFeed. Facebook is paying some (but not all) participating publishers for their work, offering a
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Facebook’s Libra Association has now lost a quarter of its original members

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The news seems to be going from bad to worse for Facebook’s cryptocurrency project, as online travel company Booking Holdings has stepped away from the nonprofit Libra Association. As Bloomberg reports, that means seven of Libra’s original 28 members have exited the project. SEVEN OF 28 FOUNDERS ARE OUT Facebook announced in June that it would launch Libra, an ambitious
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Why so many companies bailed on Facebook’s Libra project at once

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When Libra launched on June 18th, it seemed like an alarming new front in Facebook’s megalomaniacal expansion. Having captured billions of users and tens of billions of dollars in annual profits, the company would now be taking over currency itself. The company’s head of blockchain, David Marcus, laid out his plan for Libra in a detailed
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The family of the Facebook employee who committed suicide has hired a law firm to investigate

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A law firm representing the family of the Facebook employee who committed suicide this month announced it is conducting an investigation into the circumstances of the death. “We’re trying to sort through all the information to secure the truth,” Qiaojing Ella Zheng, senior counsel at Sanford Heisler Sharp, told CNBC on Monday. Sanford Heisler Sharp represents the family of Qin Chen,
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Apple iOS 13: Is Facebook And Google’s Worst Nightmare Coming True?

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Apple’s iOS 13 has made some major changes to privacy and security that could be a huge blow to its rivals Facebook and Google. AFP/GETTY IMAGES Apple’s iOS 13 comes with some major changes to privacy and security, but it’s also highlighted the data collection practices of firms such as Facebook and Google. One of the
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