Facebook is turning your iPhone camera on without you knowing

Some eagle-eyed users caught the app in action
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Facebook is turning your iPhone camera on without you knowing
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If 2019 has taught us anything, it’s that there’s no such thing as privacy online. Mark Zuckerburg, a.k.a the mastermind behind Facebook, has been working tirelessly to implement new privacy features for his social network ever since people were made aware that it’s literally one big data collection scheme. However, it seems there’s a bug in Facebook’s iOS app that has yet to be taken care of.

Some iPhone users have discovered that the camera is activated when you click into a photo or video while in fullscreen mode in the Facebook app, and it's working behind the Facebook interface. Facebook’s Vice President of Integrity (yes, that’s a real job title) Guy Rosen shared that they’re aware of the issue and are working on solving it in the next update.

He also stated there’s no evidence that any of the photos or videos have actually been uploaded or used, but our social media trust issues mean we’ll be avoiding the app until the next update.

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