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Facebook's ‘Protect' feature on iOS essentially installs spyware on iPhone and iPad

8 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Facebook is rolling out a new security feature called Protect to many users of its iOS app. While the name might make unknowing users feel good about installing the associated free app, the Facebook owned VPN is designed to collect and analyze user data to “improve Facebook products and services.” more...
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Facebook app to be available on the JioPhone starting from tomorrow

Facebook app to be available on the JioPhone starting from tomorrow

8 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

During the launch of the JioPhone , it was expected that the budget 4G phone would soon get popular apps such as WhatsApp and Facebook despite it not running on Android. But despite not having these apps, JioPhone was the bestselling feature phone in the fourth quarter of 2017. The JioPhone runs on KaiOS, a web-based operating system designed for the JioPhone which has been forked from Firefox OS. While there has been no update from WhatsApp regarding an app for the JioPhone, its parent company Facebook has announced that it will launch one for it on 14 February. Facebook has claimed that...
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Facebook Promoting its Onavo VPN in Facebook iOS App

Facebook Promoting its Onavo VPN in Facebook iOS App

8 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Facebook has started promoting the Onavo VPN client it acquired back in 2013 directly within the Facebook app for iOS devices. A link to the Onavo VPN client is available in the Facebook app in the United States under a new "Protect" section of the Facebook navigation menu.
To get to it, tap on the hamburger menu in the right hand side of the app, and then scroll down. "Protect" features a blue icon with a shield, and when you tap on it, it links to the Onavo VPN app in the iOS App Store.
As TechCrunch points out, while Onavo offers to "keep your data safe while you browse" and let you...
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