Facebook uses algorithms to monitor chat conversations for criminal activity. If something suspicious pops up, Facebook notifies the authorities. Facebook’s security team is notified when certain words or phrases are uttered in the Chat rooms. This could include an exchange of personal information or vulgar language.
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Device connectivity startup BlueCava has raised $1.5 million in funding for technology that can identify internet-connected devices. The technology was, according to TechCrunch, invented about 15 years ago by Ric Richardson, who has a patent for the tech. BlueCava’s investors include Mark Cuban and Tim Headington, and its advisory board includes Facebook’s Joe Sullivan and MasterCard’s Ellen Moskowitz.