Social media giant Facebook, which has been embroiled in privacy scandals lately now wants banks to give them your financial information in exchange for their users’ data. Not only have they asked for your nude photos to protect you, they are now asking you to trust them with your banking information.
Facebook has asked the larger United States banks to share detailed financial information about customers as it seeks to boost user engagement and enhance the Messanger app. According to The Wall Street Journal, Facebook increasingly seeks to be a platform where people buy and sell goods and services, in addition to connecting with friends. Over the past year, the social media giant has asked JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, and U.S. Bancorp to discuss potential offerings it could host for bank customers on Facebook Messenger.
Facebook has talked about a feature that would show its users their checking-account balances, said people familiar with the matter. It has also pitched fraud alerts, some of the people have said… more
If you know what this is leading up to then you probably have already deleted your account like we have. They make it sound so good and convenient for you, hmmm! Sorry not buying that :)!