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Originally posted by woogleuk
All it means is you don't have to give it permission everytime you upload a picture.
One of the new features is send voice messages, so that is why it wants access to the microphone.
It's like internet explorer asking to always run activex controls on a website, or your firewall wanting to know if you want to always grant a program network access.
There is nothing nefarious about it, they aren't recording your phone calls, or taking pictures of you while in the shower.
Originally posted by sylent6
Hold the # up, how could I missed that part? ? Brb
Originally posted by threewisemonkeys
You can spin it any way you like but all it says is the app wont ask your permission should you decide to, for example, take a photo directly in app, as opposed to uploading from your Gallery. Likewise with voice. It's called integration. Users don't want to receive an on screen prompt at every button press just because a permission is required. No different from the Camera app opening right up instead of asking you if its ok for the camera to be accessed by the app first. You'll find permissions like this on virtually every Android or iOS app that requires access to those functions. Don't like it? Don't install the app.
Originally posted by FlyInTheOintment
That's insanely twisted... What's the betting the CIA have a stake in FB (or at least a legally binding order against the company stating full access rights are to be available at all times)..?
"The most appalling spying machine that has ever been invented"
Originally posted by Gridrebel
I'm wondering when they will consider anyone WITHOUT a FB account a terrorist.
Unlike the majority of his peers, Lanza apparently had no Facebook page. His online footprint was minimal. He appears not to have been known to the police.
No FaceBook page for Adam Lanza
''They can take my rifle over my dead body''
''If they come for my guns, we're gonna dance...''