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Facebook to track other sites you visit by Formula88
Started on: 06-13-2014 08:41 AM
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Last post by: TK on 06-13-2014 02:16 PM
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Report this Post06-13-2014 08:41 AM Click Here to See the Profile for Formula88Send a Private Message to Formula88Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Facebook's New Ads Are Nosier Than Ever

 
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Facebook has never been shy about collecting its users' personal information and selling it to advertisers. But soon the social network will take information about other websites its users view while logged into Facebook and use that data to display ads, targeted at individual users, on Facebook itself.

Facebook says that with this change, users will only see advertisements highly relevant to their personal interests. Privacy advocates counter that Facebook is unduly impinging on users' privacy.

In its announcement today (June 12) Facebook also said it will no longer honor "Do not track" requests, a browser setting in which the pages you view are asked not to store information about your visit.
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If you don't want Facebook to track your Web activity, you can choose to opt out via the Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising. On iOS and Android versions of Facebook, users will also be able to go into the app's settings and disable the tracking.

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Report this Post06-13-2014 08:56 AM Click Here to See the Profile for MidEngineManiacSend a Private Message to MidEngineManiacEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
WOAH !!!!....THANKS for that link !! (for me, that over 200 companies that will not start minding thier own business)
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Report this Post06-13-2014 01:27 PM Click Here to See the Profile for heybjornClick Here to Email heybjornSend a Private Message to heybjornEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Thanks for the info.
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Report this Post06-13-2014 01:49 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Red88FFSend a Private Message to Red88FFEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Log out when not actively using.

Another way to look at it is, they are the only ones admitting it.
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Report this Post06-13-2014 02:05 PM Click Here to See the Profile for jaskispyderSend a Private Message to jaskispyderEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
ah... yup, at least they admit it. Don't use the same browser for FB and other sites. Don't login to other sites with your FB account...

Or just don't use FB
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Report this Post06-13-2014 02:16 PM Click Here to See the Profile for TKSend a Private Message to TKEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Has no one already noticed that when you surf the web, the sites you visit can show up on FB? Nice. I've been running No-Script and Facebook and Twitter are two of the top sites on just about every webpage after Google.

A buddy showed me his FB page right after he went to a new webpage on his iPhone and there it was for everyone to see.

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