Do You Own Samsung Smart TV? it may be listening to you

Articles went viral in 2016 with many people sharing it on social media.

When the story first broke, Samsung had confirmed that its 'Smart TV', which is equipped with voice recognition, might be listening to every word you say, and has warned customers not to discuss personal information near the TV.

Samsung’s privacy policy notes that in addition to voice commands being transmitted, information about your device, “including device identifiers,” may also be beamed over the Internet to the third-party service, “or to the extent necessary to provide Voice Recognition features to you.”

Following outrage, Samsung had issued a statement then clarifying how the feature works: