@kitsunekun
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"As reported by Business Insider, the conversation according to SAI sources, went as follows.

Zuck: Yeah so if you ever need info about anyone at Harvard

Zuck: Just ask.

Zuck: I have over 4,000 emails, pictures, addresses, SNS

[Redacted Friend’s Name]: What? How’d you manage that one?

Zuck: People just submitted it.

Zuck: I don’t know why.

Zuck: They “trust me”

Zuck: Dumb fucks."

https://www.esquire.com/uk/latest-news/a19490586/mark-zuckerberg-called-people-who-handed-over-their-data-dumb-f/

Sigh, of course they fucking do.

@TheAnonymouseJoker
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Consider using the native camera apps to click photos, and put a DIY camera cover (https://lemmy.ml/pictrs/image/ZWF9KqLntp.jpg) to avoid the in-app camera in Facebook apps.

Refer to smartphone guide for how to make DIY camera cover https://lemmy.ml/post/54596

@qoheniac
83M

Bur why would I use Facebook?

Well, that was not the point. I suppose there are people who do use WhatsApp, even if not Instagram or Facebook, since WhatsApp is incredibly popular in many countries.

I apply these measures and ones I outline in my guide on it.

@Niquarl
23M

I wish there were phones sold without cameras, especially the “self” one. Always freaks me out having that in my face all the time…

@TheAnonymouseJoker
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The app permissions system is good enough to take care of the camera. If not, the tinfoil and tape is, as I tell. For mic, you can use PilferShush Jammer passive mode.

@Ciaranor
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I wonder if this has anything to do with the What’s App Privacy notice.

riccardo
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It’s a patent from 2015, it has nothing to do with it. To detect dust traces in photos facebook would have to be able to access the unencrypted photo; if facebook has access to your unencrypted whatsapp data, lens dust is the last of your concerns

@qoheniac
13M

As you cannot know if they are able to decrypt it, I would hedge my bets and just assume they can.

@blackrose
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@ksynwa
83M

You can’t clean a sensor so easily. Especially on phones.

I think we’ll need some apps to generate artificial and randomized dust and scratches.

@k_o_t
mod
admin
63M

yeah, should probably buy a scratcher to scratch your camera every so often 😉

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