Read THIS if you don't mind. It would seem Facebook wants to record the ambient noise around you through the microphone on your iPhone or Andriod phone.
Oh, sure...it's voluntary. You can choose not to let them. No one is forcing you.
The horror ir that they are actually arrogant enough to ask and that there are those who will allow it.
I shouldn't be surprised that we live in a society in which anyone would choose to allow this. And I won't be surprised when that same society has signed away every last bit of its own privacy voluntarily...until they voluntarily sign away the right to choose to whether volunteer or not.
My advice, if you care...take Facebook off of your phone, at least. I did. They can't do it through your computer. Not yet.
We're like meat under the tenderizing hammer...with each blow, we get softened to the idea of living in full-view of anyone who cares to watch. "They only want to watch us so that they can personalize our Internet experience..."
We're so trusting. It brings a tear to my eye.