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Facebook literally can't be deleted on some phones

Jan 09, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Facebook will always be around, at least for some people who own Samsung smartphones.

Some Samsung devices come preloaded with a Facebook app that owners can't remove; the app can only be disabled.

Facebook told The Washington Post on Wednesday that the disabled version of the app acts as if it has been deleted and does not collect data about a user's activity or send information to the social network. But that may sound like cold comfort to users who don't want Facebook on their pho...