No surprise here.. anyone who acts like this is the first time they heard it needs their heads, or private messages, examined. Oh wait.. Facebook already examined them.
Facebook Inc. scans the links and images that people send each other on Facebook Messenger, and reads chats when they’re flagged to moderators, making sure the content abides by the company’s rules. If it doesn’t, it gets blocked or taken down.
The company confirmed the practice after an interview published earlier this week with Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg raised questions about Messenger’s practices and privacy. Zuckerberg told Vox’s Ezra Klein a story about receiving a phone call related to ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. Facebook had detected people trying to send sensational messages through the Messenger app, he said.
“In that case, our systems detect what’s going on,” Zuckerberg said. “We stop those messages from going through.”
The current debate has shifted from the private message links and photos to the bigger question: What ISN'T Facebook reading? ...
You can most likely deduct the answer using reasoning and common sense.