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Strange issue with Facebook

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First off, I don't have a Facebook account.

I tried to get on to a Facebook 24 auction site and it comes up with this strange language. Indian?
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So I tried the Coq highway report page, same language.
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This only appears with Facebook. And only on my tablet. Not on my phone. I have a PC but it's unhooked.

Is my tablet compromised?
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Looks like an Indian (India) language dialect.
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Could be Hindi from the looks of it.

Shut off your tablet and restart. See if it continues.
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Bsuds wrote: Dec 9th, 2023, 4:58 pm Could be Hindi from the looks of it.

Shut off your tablet and restart. See if it continues.
Did that. Still the same on any Facebook site I go on.
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Does your browser have one of those auto-translate features? I turn it on sometimes by accident, and that's what it does for me.
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Even Steven wrote: Dec 9th, 2023, 7:59 pm Does your browser have one of those auto-translate features? I turn it on sometimes by accident, and that's what it does for me.
No, it doesn't have auto-translate. At least there's no where to turn it on by accident that I know of.
This issue with Facebook doesn't appear on Chrome, but does with Samsung Internet.
I seldom go to Facebook so not positive when this issue appeared.
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Net says a region issue, maybe caused by a VPN. Strange it's only FB then.
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I know there's a lot of immigrants in town, but......... :200:
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Babba_not_Gump wrote: Dec 10th, 2023, 1:31 pm I know there's a lot of immigrants in town, but......... :200:
[icon_lol2.gif] .... More like an incorrect software setting ( e.g. a flag, variable not a real flag!) than a physical location.

Hey did this start happening after you setup your new TV? Maybe it's calling home! :runforlife:
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DANSPEED wrote: Dec 10th, 2023, 3:44 pm Hey did this start happening after you setup your new TV? Maybe it's calling home! :runforlife:
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DANSPEED wrote: Dec 10th, 2023, 3:44 pm
Babba_not_Gump wrote: Dec 10th, 2023, 1:31 pm I know there's a lot of immigrants in town, but......... :200:
[icon_lol2.gif] .... More like an incorrect software setting ( e.g. a flag, variable not a real flag!) than a physical location.

Hey did this start happening after you setup your new TV? Maybe it's calling home! :runforlife:
Good one. [icon_lol2.gif]
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DANSPEED wrote: Dec 10th, 2023, 3:44 pm
Babba_not_Gump wrote: Dec 10th, 2023, 1:31 pm I know there's a lot of immigrants in town, but......... :200:
[icon_lol2.gif] .... More like an incorrect software setting ( e.g. a flag, variable not a real flag!) than a physical location.

Hey did this start happening after you setup your new TV? Maybe it's calling home! :runforlife:
Now we know why they gave that extra hundred bucks off the sale price. :biggrin:
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Urban Cowboy wrote: Dec 10th, 2023, 4:40 pmNow we know why they gave that extra hundred bucks off the sale price. :biggrin:
[icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif]

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DANSPEED wrote: Dec 11th, 2023, 3:11 am
Urban Cowboy wrote: Dec 10th, 2023, 4:40 pmNow we know why they gave that extra hundred bucks off the sale price. :biggrin:
[icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif]

It sees you when you're sleeping. It knows when you're awake. It knows if you've been bad or good. So quick unplug it!
I've got to dig into the TVs snooping abilities and shut most of them off. I haven't activated the microphone in the remote either. Sheesh, I'm not that lazy that I can't change channels or apps myself. :200:

BTW, thinking this might have been a virus in my tablet, I downloaded Avira. No sign of an infection yet.
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You might want to stick something in front of the tiny fisheye camera too
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