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Facebook Ends The Conspiracy over Listening Users Conversations for Ads/News Feed

Facebook ends the conspiracy over listening users conversations

Facebook responded to some recent articles posted about listening to the people’s conversation and showing the relevant advertisements in their profile. Facebook stated that this is not true, and they show the ads based on the people’s interest and other profile information. Facebook has given a clarification that it doesn’t use the phone’s microphone to update the advertisement in your news feed or the ads.

Initially, Facebook has responded for the subject raised by a professor Kelli Burns, who works in mass communications from the University of South Florida.  She reported to one of the news website last week regarding that she thought that the company was secretly listening to the user conversations and displaying the ads according to it, and she doesn’t have the solid proof.

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Kelli Burns wasn’t the first person to mention about this. In fact, people have claimed Facebook on hearing the conversations secretly over years.  But with this recent articles roamed across the social media, the issue was highlighted for some time.  The primary thing is Facebook has the permission to access the phone’s microphone for using the mobile app features like capturing the video, etc.  Due to this reason, it is not correct to think that Facebook is listening to everything all the time. And Facebook all over listens to everything and displays the ads based on the conversations or the discussions done over the voice.

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Facebook doesn’t require listening to everything which you say every time, regardless of its supposed utility to advertisers. The users can turn off the access to the microphone by navigating to the settings panel. For the IOS users go to the settings options and look for the Facebook and Turnoff the “microphone” option. The Android users have to go to “Privacy and Safety” in the settings panel and disable the access permissions for the Application using the microphone.

WhatsApp comes closer to Video-call Update

Whatsapp video calling

WhatsApp had become a part of every individual using a smartphone. The free social networking mobile application had millions of users around the world. It is continuously updating with useful features suiting the users need. There is a buzz in the tech industry that the social networking app would soon unveil major features like Call back, Video Calling, Zip sharing. It is also said that the new update may also include the usage of QR & NFC codes for inviting people into their WhatsApp groups.

With the advent of voice calling option, the largest Multiplatform chat application sets a fierce competition for the Network providers resulting in the Debate of Net neutrality. The future Video calling option may challenge already existing video call applications like Skype and IMO.

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The recent rumours say that presently the Video calling option is running in the beta version of IOS, which is undergoing testing with limited users. The rumours are strengthened because some Screenshots of the same were leaked and are in speculation but no official confirmation is available.

Another feature called Call back would also be available soon. This Option allows the user to call back friends with a single tap of the button without opening the app. Sharing of Zip Files & invitation to WhatsApp groups through QR codes may boost the usage of the application across IOS and Android users.

The new changes in Instagram brought panic to its users

The Social Networking application had officially rolled out an update for all its users. The latest update includes various new features which would make it, even more, users friendly. The newer version of the Facebook-owned application enables users to make a reply to the messages right from the notification itself.

A quick camera button present on the chats allows users to take picture or video from the mobile. Just by selecting and holding the conversation gives user new options like Quick Delete, Archive, or Mute multiple chats at a time.


The new version of WhatsApp includes rich text formats like bold, italics and strikethrough the text. For a bold, Italic and strike through just enclose the text simply with’ * ’ , ’_’ , and ‘~’ respectively.

The mobile application had also given the settings screen a new look and option of selecting a solid colour as chat wallpaper.

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 rumoured with 5.8inch curved display, 6GB RAM, 4000mAh battery


Samsung’s next series Galaxy Note 6 rumours are escalating with Edge Display, Massive Battery, and 50% more RAM.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note Phablet series rounded on the Internet and recently claimed to launch presumably in July. Now, analysis for Galaxy Note 6 has been surfaced probably with two variants of Handsets, one with flat screen and the other one with a curved display.

It is aforementioned to be using its in-house Exynos 8890 mechanized with the processor for the European prototypes while the company has also sent out units powered by Snapdragon 820 processor. Initial Aforesaid said that Galaxy Note 6 is said to come with expandable storage support.

Samsung has not yet revealed in its official statement with concerning Galaxy Note 6. As per the previous leak, Galaxy Note 6 can be expected to be announced soon after the official release of next upcoming developer version of Android N.

As per the photographic seen on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, 12MP dual pixel rear camera is viewed. The next high-end Galaxy Note 6 is expected to feature a fingerprint scanner.

The importance given to Galaxy Note 6 regarding biggest improvement is with the 4000mAh battery. Recalling Galaxy Note 5 came with the 3000mAh battery. Further details of Galaxy Note 6 have not yet finalised.

Other hardware specifications report with 12MP camera setup seen in the new Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge series, along with 6GB RAM, 4000mAh battery and with internal storage of 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB.

Samsung S7 Edge with its 5.7” inch curved display is a bit closer into S6 Edge+. Samsung Galaxy S7 edge+ might not launch yet and reports also stating that introducing with 5.8-inch 2K display for NOTE 5.

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