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On our Products, you can send messages, take photos and videos, buy or sell things and much more. We call all of the things you can do on our Products "activity." We collect your activity across our Products and , such as:
Content you create, like posts, comments or
Content you provide through our camera feature or your camera roll settings, or through our voice-enabled features. about what we collect from these features, and how we use information from the camera for masks, filters, avatars and effects.
Messages you send and receive, including their content, subject to applicable law. We can't see the content of messages unless users report them to us for review. .
about content and messages, subject to applicable law
Types of content you view or interact with, and how you interact with it
Apps and features you use, and what actions you take in them. .
Purchases or other transactions you make, including credit card information. .
Hashtags you use
The time, frequency and duration of your activities on our Products
Information with special protections
You might choose to provide information about your religious views, political views, who you are "interested in" (which could reveal your sexual orientation) or your health in your Salam Commuinty page or life events. This and other information (such as racial or ethnic origin, philosophical beliefs or trade union membership) could have special protections under the laws of your country.
We collect and receive information from and about the different you use and how you use them.
Device information we collect and receive includes:
The device and software you’re using, and other device characteristics. .
What you’re doing on your device, like whether our app is in the foreground or if your mouse is moving (which can help tell humans from bots)
Identifiers that tell your device apart from other users’, including Family Device IDs. .
Signals from your device. .
Information you’ve shared with us through device settings, like GPS location, camera access, photos and
Information about the network you connect your device to, including your IP address. .
Information about our Products’ performance on your device. .
Information from cookies and similar technologies.
Information we collect about your friends, followers and other connections
We collect information about friends, followers, groups, accounts, Facebook Pages and other users and communities you’re connected to and interact with. This includes how you interact with them across our Products and which ones you interact with the most.
Information we collect about contacts
We also collect your contacts’ information, such as their name and email address or phone number, if you choose to upload or import it from a device, like by syncing an address book.
If you don’t use Meta Products, or use them without an account, your information might still be collected. about how Meta uses contact information uploaded by account holders.
Learn how to upload and delete contacts on and , or how to connect your device's contact list on .
Information we collect or infer about you based on others’ activity
We collect information about you based on others' activity. .
We also infer things about you based on others' activity. For example:
We may suggest a friend to you through Facebook's People You May Know feature if you both appear on a contact list that someone uploads.
We take into account whether your friends belong to a group when we suggest you join it.
Some information is required for our Products to work. Other information is optional, but without it, the quality of your experience might be affected.