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These Academics Spent the Last Year Testing Whether Your Phone Is Secretly Listening to You (Gizmodo)

These Academics Spent the Last Year Testing Whether Your Phone Is Secretly Listening to You (Gizmodo)

"It’s the smartphone conspiracy theory that just won’t go away: Many, many people are convinced that their phones are listening to their conversations to target them with ads."—Source: Gizmodo

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WHY THIS MATTERS:

Hmmm. The "Our Phones are Listening to Us" conspiracy can’t be put to bed just yet. This is a deep dive into the methods and strategies in place by the research team. The article ends on a noncommittal note, so it's not as satisfying as a solid "yes" or "no." Let the panic continue! —Eduwire Editors