Facebook keeps tabs on Android SMS and calls

Users find Facebook has been keeping records of their calls and text messages.

Users find Facebook has been keeping records of their calls and text messages.

Published on InfoSecurity | By Phee Waterfield

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One week after the Cambridge Analytica data breach went public, Facebook is continuing to lose trust with its users as many go to delete their accounts.

however, for many users, the surprises keep coming, as they were shocked to find out Facebook had been collecting call records and SMS messages.

According to Ars Technica, a user from New Zealand, Dylan McKay was looking through data Facebook had collected, which he had downloaded from the social network site. While scanning through information the tech giant had about his contacts, McKay discovered that Facebook had about two years’ worth of phone call metadata from his Android phone, including names, phone numbers and the length of each call made or received.

Since this original flag, many users have also taken to Facebook with their own Facebook data archives.

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