• Facebook's Project Ripley wants to take Portal to the next level with video calling TV add-on

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    It's no longer a secret that Facebook's ambitions span far more domains than just social networking services and instant messaging apps. The increasingly controversial company seems to be ramping up its original video content production efforts, as well as joining the rapidly growing “smart display” market with rival Amazon's help.
    But despite privacy concerns, the Portal lineup might only be the first step in Facebook's long-term strategy to take over your home. Enter Project Ripley, which the social media giant reportedly wants to see commercially materialized as early as next...
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  • Facebook Portal privacy walkback: company admits will collect data for ad-serving

    Facebook Portal privacy walkback: company admits will collect data for ad-serving

    1 month ago - By 9to5Google

    When Facebook entered the smart speaker business last week, it was keen to stress that it understood potential concerns about the privacy of Facebook Portal and Portal+ devices .
    The company said then that four forms of protection were employed...
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