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In an October 8 interview with , the company’s marketing lead for Portal, Dave Kaufman, told the outfit that “…no data collected through Portal — even call log data or app usage data, like the fact that you listened to Spotify — will be used to target users with ads on Facebook or any other app.” Except, that wasn’t really the case at all.
Facebook has since reached out to “Portal voice calling is built on the Messenger infrastructure, so when you make a video call on Portal, we collect the same types of information (i.e.
This can include volume level, number of bytes received, and frame resolution — it can also include the frequency and length of your calls.
Some of this information may be used for advertising purposes.
Because of this apparent delay, according to Digi Times, Facebook has also cut its 2018 order volume by around 20%.