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Facebook collects call, text history of some Android users

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Facebook collects call, text history of some Android users, are you one of them? KXLY 4 Nightside's Stevee Chapman tells you how to find out.

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Facebook collects call, text history of some Android users, are you one of them? KXLY 4 Nightside's Stevee Chapman tells you how to find out.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12503/7296242?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Tue, 27 Mar 2018 06:15:04 +0000 Facebook collects call, text history of some Android users Facebook collects call, text history of some Android users, are you one of them? KXLY 4 Nightside's Stevee Chapman tells you how to find out. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12503/7296242?cpt=8&wpid=2637 KXLY new trouble for facebook tonight... the company again under fire for information it collects from its users.. with more questions its users.. with more questions on what the tech-giant is doing with the data.it was just last week we learned how the british political consulting firm-- cambridge analytica-- harvested information from some 50-million facebook users for use in political campaigns... now.. new reports tonight show facebook is logging the phone calls and text messages of some of its users...(aaron)nightside producer stevee chapmans has been looking into this story-- stevee-- facebook has admitted to collecting this data from some of its users... many of those watching at home tonight could be affected.(stevee)if you're an android user who has the facebook messenger app-- or facebook lite app-- you're going to want to listen up... facebook has acknowledged people who've uploaded their contacts to that app-- ?and? have selected an "opt-in" have had both their call and text history logged.here's one facebook user-- dylan mckay-- who tweeted his discovery of the data facebook collected from him... a full call log from his phone that goes back ?years?facebook says they do this so android users can more easily find friends and familya& but, they don't explain why they take the extra step of saving the data on their servers. (aaron) people understandably upset by these new developments... how can these users check to see if it's happening to them? (stevee)first you'll need to open the messenger app on your android.. and click on your profile... then select the "people" option... which will take you to this screen... check the "sync contacts" option-- there it is outlined in red... if "sync contacts" is turned on... you've opted in to the data collection. (stevee)facebook says they are ?not? collecting the actual content of those calls and text messages... but if you've opted in they are collecting things like who you're calling... when you're calling them... and how long those conversations last. (aaron) we'll have the information on how to check your privacy settings on kxly.com.. nightside's stevee chapman with us again tonight. thank you stevee.. tonight. thank with us again stevee chapman with us again tonight. thank you stevee..





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