What is up with the Facebook Messenger app?

Facebook has a knack for creating controversy.  The constant changes to the news feed, the chatter about their privacy settings, and now, the Facebook Messenger app. Basically, Facebook wants to be the king of messaging Facebook
with the download of their app.  And why not?  After all, it is the king of social media with over 2 billion users.

What happens if you don’t download the Messenger app?  Well don’t worry.  You can still send and receive messages through Facebook on the computer.  You won’t be able to do it through the Facebook app though.  That’s not all though.

You are giving Facebook the right to change how you are connected.  Facebook will be able to change your connections without you even knowing it.

Privacy?  Well, let’s look at this one for a moment.  By downloading the Messenger app you will give Facebook the right to contact your contacts.  Yup, you heard me right.  Facebook will have the ability to call your Aunt Hilga in Nebraska, just because they can.

Phone log?  Facebook can read that too.

And any personal information you have stored on your mobile device.

Sound fun?  Yeah, millions of other people don’t think so either.

You will have to choose if you want all of your personal information out there for all of Facebookland to have access to.  As for me and my phone?  We will stick with text messaging.

Content provided by Transformer Marketing.

Sources:  http://thebull.cbslocal.com/2014/08/07/facebook-crosses-the-line-with-new-facebook-messenger-app/

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