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‘Bob Is Listening to Tube8.com:’ BlackBerry 10 Notifies Your BBM Contacts When You Watch Porn

Might want to disable this setting.
(Photo: The Citizen Science Quarterly)

(Photo: The Citizen Science Quarterly)

If you’re running the BlackBerry 10 operating system and tend to use your phone’s browser to view some rather NSFW content, listen up: Crackberry reports that a setting in the new OS could show your friends exactly which porn videos you’re watching. Oops.

The new BBM has an option to display whatever media you’re watching or listening to as your status update. As Crackberry notes, this includes any videos you watch in your phone’s browser. So if you happen to be lying in bed browsing videos on PornHub and your phone is set to display your media choices, your friends are gonna know you’re a big fan of FFM threesomes.

Crackberry provides a few helpful steps to disable the setting:

  • In BBM swipe down from the top bezel then choose Settings

  • Toggle Show What I’m Listening To so it shows Off

  • Tap Back to save

Voila! Your secrets are safe… for now.

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