Smartphone apps record your screen and send it to 3rd parties

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Smartphone apps record your screen and send it to 3rd parties - Your smartphone may not be listening to your conversations, but could be watching what you do...

It is a popular theory that smartphone apps are secretly listening in to conversations and then using that data for promotional purposes. Just take this example from a couple of years ago, in which a woman had "an in-depth chat with her sister about a tax issue, and the next day was served up a Facebook advert from tax experts offering advice on that exact issue." There are many stories just like it, all of which fuel the theory...
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I don't know about anyone else, but what with all the recent news about apps recording your screen activity, Samsung texting out your photos, etc, it kinda makes me want to revert to a Nokia brick! If they came with a decent camera I'd be tempted :lol:
 

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