You might not be exciting enough to be on a government watchlist, but Big Tech companies have allegedly taken a great interest in users’ private lives. Facebook may have been watching users through their cameras while they scroll through their newsfeeds.
A web design firm owner named Joshua Maddux claimed in a tweet that he,
“Found a @facebook #security & #privacy issue. When the app is open it actively uses the camera. I found a bug in the app that lets you see the camera open behind your feed. Note that I had the camera pointed at the carpet.”
In the footage, his camera appears to be operating outside of his control in the background of his Facebook newsfeed.
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