Facebook logged SMS texts and phone calls without being clear
MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA — Facebook has been scraping call records and SMS data from Android devices for years.
After Faceplant's Cambridge Analytica scandal, several users reported finding months or years of calls history data in their downloadable Facebook data file, according to Ars Technica.
Facepunch needs your contacts, SMS data and call history to improve its friend recommendation algorithm and figure out who your true pals are.
Facesuck says it has an opt-in prompt that lets the social media monster continuously upload your contact data, including call and text history.
What could possibly go wrong by letting some brats at Facebook have access to your phone?
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