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Now Facebook can listen to you

Now Facebook can listen to you

Run a Google search for "Facebook messenger privacy." The first thing that you'll see is a fact sheet directly from Facebook called "Get The Facts About Messenger."

The page was originally created after Facebook Messenger came under fire last September for some major privacy issues. Now, its latest "feature" sounded pointless at first, but it's got me worried.

Facebook Messenger lets you send voice notes to your friends. It's an easy-to-use solution if you're not in a position to fiddle around with your cellphone's onscreen keyboard.

As of this moment, Facebook is testing a new "feature" for voice messaging. The company is teaching it how to transcribe every word that you say.

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