FACEBOOK PORTAL: Your Privacy Questions Answered

Facebook’s new video chat devices Portal and Portal Plus are now available for purchase in the US, but the thought of putting another video camera and microphone in the home might make some consumers feel uneasy.

The social network has a bad track record when it comes to privacy and security. A massive security breach this year allowed hackers to steal personal information from 29 million Facebook accounts. Then there’s the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which exposed the data of roughly 87 million Facebook users without their permission.