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Recently-published patent suggests Facebook wants to include ads in DMs

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The patent application suggest that Facebook may be thinking about escalating the amount of ads. Companies could potentially use the content of messages to create targeted ads.

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Facebook wants to slide ads into your DMs, according to newly published patent

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If you’ve ever felt like Facebook was literally listening to your conversations, you’re really not going to like its newest idea.

A patent published Thursday details how Facebook could place targeted advertising inside of private conversations in Messenger. The company has allowed businesses to run ads in its messaging app for some time, but has stopped short of placing ads inside of users’ private conversations.

The patent application, however, suggests the company may be thinking about…

Facebook wants to slide ads into your DMs, according to newly published patent

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If you’ve ever felt like Facebook was literally listening to your conversations, you’re really not going to like its newest idea.

A patent published Thursday details how Facebook could place targeted advertising inside of private conversations in Messenger. The company has allowed businesses to run ads in its messaging app for some time, but has stopped short of placing ads inside of users’ private conversations.

The patent application, however, suggests the company may be thinking about…

Facebook wants to slide ads into your DMs, according to newly published patent

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If you’ve ever felt like Facebook was literally listening to your conversations, you’re really not going to like its newest idea.

A patent published Thursday details how Facebook could place targeted advertising inside of private conversations in Messenger. The company has allowed businesses to run ads in its messaging app for some time, but has stopped short of placing ads inside of users’ private conversations.

The patent application, however, suggests the company may be thinking about…

Facebook wants to slide ads into your DMs according to new patent application

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If you’ve ever felt like Facebook was literally listening to your conversations, you’re really not going to like its newest idea.

A new patent filing details how Facebook could place targeted advertising inside of private conversations in Messenger. The company has allowed businesses to run ads in its messaging app for some time, but has stopped short of placing ads inside of users’ private conversations.

The patent application, however, suggests the company may be thinking about…

Facebook wants to slide ads into your DMs according to new patent application

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If you’ve ever felt like Facebook was literally listening to your conversations, you’re really not going to like its newest idea.

A new patent filing details how Facebook could place targeted advertising inside of private conversations in Messenger. The company has allowed businesses to run ads in its messaging app for some time, but has stopped short of placing ads inside of users’ private conversations.

The patent application, however, suggests the company may be thinking about…

Creepy Motorola patent application seeks to track people who switch phones often

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Think twice before buying your next smartphone. 

A Motorola Solutions patent application published on July 4 lays out a method for tracking and identifying customers who frequently change their mobile devices. Why? Well, that would be because individuals who use more than an unspecified number of phones are “potential criminals” — at least according to Motorola. 

The patent application, which was initially filed in 2016, is shocking in its level of presumption and, frankly,…

Creepy Motorola patent application seeks to track people who switch phones often

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Think twice before buying your next smartphone. 

A Motorola Solutions patent application published on July 4 lays out a method for tracking and identifying customers who frequently change their mobile devices. Why? Well, that would be because individuals who use more than an unspecified number of phones are “potential criminals” — at least according to Motorola. 

The patent application, which was initially filed in 2016, is shocking in its level of presumption and, frankly,…

Creepy Motorola patent application seeks to track people who switch phones often

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Think twice before buying your next smartphone. 

A Motorola Solutions patent application published on July 4 lays out a method for tracking and identifying customers who frequently change their mobile devices. Why? Well, that would be because individuals who use more than an unspecified number of phones are “potential criminals” — at least according to Motorola. 

The patent application, which was initially filed in 2016, is shocking in its level of presumption and, frankly,…

Apple considered fitting a camera in the Apple Watch’s wristband

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If the Apple Watch ever does get a camera, it might end up in the wristband.

Apple has indeed mulled ways to add a camera into the wearable, according to a U.S. patent filing that was granted today. The company has come up with a novel solution: It involves placing the camera module inside the product’s flexible wristband, giving you the freedom to aim the lens.

The patent filing contains examples of the concept, which integrates the optical sensor on the end of the wristband. As you wear…