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Facebook Spying on Instagram Users Through Cameras

Facebook Spying on Instagram users? Again Facebook is sued for allegedly spying this time through the unauthorised use of their mobile phone cameras.

According to the media reports, Instagram was found to be using iPhone cameras of the users even they are not actively used. However, Facebook denied the reports instead they called it as a bug and described as false notifications that Instagram was accessing iPhone cameras.

We only access your camera when you tell us to — for example when you swipe from Feed to Camera. We found and are fixing a bug in iOS 14 Beta that mistakenly indicates that some people are using the camera when they aren’t, the spokesperson said. 

In the lawsuit filed Facebook was accused to illegally harvest the private data using facial recognition technology of its more than 100 million users. However, Facebook denied the fact and said that they don’t use facial recognition technology to illegally harvest data.

Also See: Facebook Shares data on International Crimes in Myanmar with UN Investigators

However, this behaviour can be another aggressive new user notification feature that alerts users for different app behaviour such as clipboard copying. Whenever a third-party app accesses clipboard of an iPhone user a popup. Several apps including TikTok, LinkedIn, and Reddit were found to be accessing users’ clipboard content.

Also Read: Instagram keeps deleted message and chats for more than a year in their servers

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Satender Kumarhttps://geekosapiens.com
A tech Blogger always fascinated with the technology and gather as much amount of knowledge from the internet. Loves to share the knowledge with the others.



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