Facebook files patents…
If, like me, you see Facebook as an octopus that wants to dip its tentacles into as many areas as possible, you won’t be surprised to learn that it’s interested in a diverse and varied range of areas. The integration with Tinder, for example, showed its interest in meeting systems. However, in many cases, Facebook needs to file patents to move forward, something completely normal for a tech company.
So, in recent years, Facebook has filed patents aimed at improving (or rather, developing) its services. Among them, there’s a system that seeks to place emails in a News Feed, or even an anonymous chat system (which is quite surprising from a site that requires your real name in order to open an account). However, other patents are more worrying.
Over the years, several users have deactivated their Facebook accounts following issues with privacy. / © ANDROIDPIT
…but they’re a little too intrusive.
Emotions represent a gold mine on the internet and Facebook knows it. A while ago, it began a reactions system so users could indicate whether your post made them laugh, annoyed, sad, etc. But not everyone took this feature on board, so Facebook wants to dig deeper to find out how to understand your emotions without you telling them. Like Google and Apple, it will