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When Sam Fiorella of the Huffington Post heard of the emergence of this latest app, he wrote an article about some of the most aggressive permissions that we, the user, have accepted when we agree to download the free app.Facebook, as well as other companies who use mobile apps, requires the acceptance of an alarming amount of personal data. Fiorella wrote: “If you’re one of those 1,000,000,000 people who have downloaded the Facebook Messenger app, take a moment to read the following. Let’s all take a deep breath, and try not to jump off a ledge. Fiorella needs to understand is that many of these permission requests are neither uncommon nor unreasonable.Facebook has also stated that these permissions are very common; probably more than most people realize.Even the most commonly used apps like Weather Bug, Run Keeper, and even Kim Kardashian’s game request permission to view your Wi-Fi network and other devices connected to it.It allows people to receive and reply to messages quicker and easier.Since the message appears directly on your phone screen, the response rate is 20% quicker using the app as opposed to opening up the Facebook app and responding in that method.
This would appear to make our lives more efficient, yes?
First of all, free apps are not really free–nothing is ever free.
I think we learned that when we started grade school.
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It allows users to access this app separately without having to open up the full Facebook app on your mobile device.
Facebook’s Messenger app terms of service aren’t much different from other messenger-style apps.