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Default Latest Facebook app permissions!!?

Have you seen the latest apps permissions which they're quoting on the play store as 'bug fixes'
I've uninstalled and gone back to version 3.8!!









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Download files without notification
Change network connectivity
Disconnect wifi
Send emails without user knowing!
Read confidential information
Read text messages?!
Call numbers that may cost money

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Install xprivacy.

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Install xprivacy.

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Will it work on ART?

I think it's just ridiculous that Facebook developers think asking for thanks much permission just for a social network app is ok/acceptable!!

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Heh... This reminds me of that South Park episode. Apple and the human centipede.
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I used to never pay attention to permissions...but after seeing this it is ridiculous. I'm installing xprivacy as we speak. But imagine all the data that they get from people who don't root or use privacy tools on their phones??

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I used to never pay attention to permissions...but after seeing this it is ridiculous. I'm installing xprivacy as we speak. But imagine all the data that they get from people who don't root or use privacy tools on their phones??

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they are making multi million from users data... so you have to take care of your own privacy
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Hrmmm, so let me get this straight...

**Runs automatically at startup
**Can open internet connectivity at will without user consent
**Can download files at will without user consent

...isn't that malware (by definition)?

I have mandated that my wife uninstall that bloated POS FB app since a few months ago when the permissions started getting bad... but this update takes the cake! I'm telling everyone I know to just use FB through a web browser!

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I'm going to give tinfoil a try.

It is essentially a "pretty wrapper" as the dev puts it for the facebook mobile site. Thanks for the post OP, I hadn't thought about what permissions the FB app was using with the latest update, I need to pay more attention.

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