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Undeletable Facebook - many Samsung users don't know they can't get rid of Facebook

8 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

So, here's some old news - many Samsung phones come with the Facebook app pre-installed and you can't delete it, just merely "Disable" it. However, in light of recent revelations that many Android apps may be phoning Facebook with personal user data without any consent, the issue of Facebook coming preloaded on some phones with no option to remove it is again coming to public attention.
In a recent interview with Bloomberg, photographer Nick Winke shares his concerns about the situation. Winke bought a Samsung Galaxy S8 when it was introduced in 2017. The phone came ...
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