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Offline DeeDee

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Yes, Facebook is scanning your messages
« on: April 05, 2018, 10:21:12 PM »
I never believed they were private, but here's proof.

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You might assume that chats sent on Facebook Messenger are completely private. But you'd be wrong.

Facebook confirmed Thursday that it uses automated tools to scan Messenger chats for malware links and child porn images. It also allows users to report chats that may violate community standards.

The company's moderators can review any messages that are flagged by users or the automated systems.

Continued at: https://www.newschannel5.com/news/national/yes-facebook-is-scanning-your-messages
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Re: Yes, Facebook is scanning your messages
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2018, 12:25:12 AM »
Facebook has proven to be MAJOR sneaky (and unethical IMHO) over and over and over. 
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Re: Yes, Facebook is scanning your messages
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2018, 12:52:50 AM »
I haven't trusted anything about them since reading this quote years ago:

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In 2010, Silicon Valley Insider published now-infamous instant messages from a 19-year-old Zuckerberg to a friend shortly after starting The Facebook in 2004. “yea so if you ever need info about anyone at harvard . . . just ask . . . i have over 4000 emails, pictures, addresses, sns” Zuckerberg wrote to a friend. “what!? how’d you manage that one?” they asked. “people just submitted it . .  i don’t know why . . . they “trust me” . . . dumb  &%$#'s” Zuckerberg explained.

Found it again in a new techcrunch story to make sure I got the quote right: https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/05/zuckerberg-deleted-messages/
"In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semihuman. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog." Edward Hoagland
"Thorns may hurt you, men desert you, sunlight turn to fog; but you're never friendless ever, if you have a dog."

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