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Belgian police issue privacy warning about Facebook emojis

Thursday 12 May 2016 | 17:06 CET | News
The Belgian police have warned consumers about the privacy aspects of Facebooks new emoticons. The social network recently introduced six different emotions for users to click in order to indicate their mood. In a news brief, the Belgian federal police noted that Facebook uses the symbols chosen to develop more distinct profiles for targeted advertising. Consumers concerned about their privacy could better avoid the emojis, the police said. 

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