The social network has denied ‘listening’ to conversations A Facebook executive has denied the social network uses a device’s microphone to listen to what users are saying and then send them relevant ads. Rob Goldman, the tech giant’s vice-president of ads, was responding to a tweet by PJ Vogt, the presenter of a tech podcast called Reply All. Anecdotally, many people report seeing adverts which appear to be related to recent, real-life conversations. Mr Vogt had asked for details of these specific occasions. “I run ads product at Facebook. We don’t – and have never – used your microphone for ads. Just not true,” Mr Goldman wrote. When another Twitter user asked him if that included…