Facebook In Deep Trouble

Many people believe Facebook and possibly Google and/or Amazon are listening in to conversations and targeting online ads based on what they hear. This story below is now the top headline at the Drudge Report. Either it will be confirmde or Facebook will have to divulge far more about what it does, and if other companies such as Google are involved, the fallout will rock Silicon Valley and the stock market for months to come.

PJ Media: Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower: Facebook Able to Listen to You at Home and Work
MP Damian Collins, who chaired the committee, asked Wyle whether Facebook has the ability to listen to what people are talking about in order to better target them with ads.

"There's been various speculation about the fact that Facebook can, through the Facebook app on your smartphone, listen in to what people are talking about and discussing and using that to prioritize the advertising as well," Collins said. "Other people would say, no, they don't think it's possible. It's just that the Facebook system is just so good at predicting what you're interested in that it can guess." He asked for Wylie's thoughts on the possibility.
Discussing the ability to listen in on users: Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie appears before MPs

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