Facebook reportedly saves extensive data of personal calls, texts made by Android users

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook Inc., speaks during an event in Menlo Park, California.

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Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook Inc., speaks during an event in Menlo Park, California.

Android cellphone users have noticed that Facebook has saved a virtual trove of their personal call data that extends back years, according to a report in Ars Technica.

Amid an outcry over the social network’s handling of a controversy involving a third-party application’s misuse of personal data, the publication reported that several Android users who pulled down archive data from Facebook found very detailed personal metadata. That information included call logs containing names, phone numbers, and the length of each call…

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