- Nov 9, 2015
Facebook and invading privacy - name a more iconic duo. According to Bloomberg, the company has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe audio messages from Facebook Messenger. Contract employees said they were hearing users' conversations, sometimes with vulgar content, but do not know why Facebook needs them transcribed. Facebook has confirmed it had been transcribing audio messages and said it will no longer do so, following scrutiny into other companies. The company announced that "much like Apple and Google, we paused human review of audio more than a week...