Privacy of Facebook Messenger(huffingtonpost.com)

almost 7 years ago from Courtney Markham, User Experience Designer

  • Jonathon ToonJonathon Toon, almost 7 years ago (edited almost 7 years ago )

    As someone who worked on the Messenger team at one point I can say with confidence that articles like this one are nothing but naive scare-mongering.

    Facebook has messed up a few times in the past with privacy related issues so whenever anything related to terms and conditions comes up people love to skew what they read more to the negative side.

    If these kinds of permissions didn't exist you'd never be able to take photos, record voice or do almost anything really in the way of messaging or talking with your friends using the app. These kinds of permissions are just par for the course.

    See also: www.snopes.com/computer/facebook/messenger.asp

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