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Facebook Admits to Paying Third-Party Contractors to Transcribe Users' Audio Messages

7 days ago   |   By Hypebeast

Its been revealed that Facebook Inc. has been paying third-party contractors to help transcribe audio clips from users of its Messenger app. A number of contracted employees - all anonymous in fear of losing their jobs - divulged that they have been listening to different types of conversations, but were in the dark regarding the reason behind it. According to sources , one of the companies reviewing user conversations is Santa Monica-based outsourcing firm TaskUs Inc., and that Facebook is one of its biggest and most important clients. Employees, however, are banned from publicly...
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