• Facebook: We're not the only ones collecting your data across the web

    5 monthes ago - By ZDnet

    The embattled social media site explains its collection of data from people who aren't logged in, while pointing out other popular sites do the same.
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  • Facebook details what it does with data collected from users

    Facebook details what it does with data collected from users

    5 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    Facebook has revealed new information regarding its user data collection processes in light of the ongoing Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal. In a blog post, Facebook product management director David Baser explained how the company gathers user data from other websites and apps, what they do with the data and what controls users have over this data. To start, Baser went over that a user's browser shares their IP address and browser and operating system with the website being visited. In exchange, the website will typically send back its content and instructions for the browser to send...
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  • Here's how Facebook collects your data when you're logged out - CNET

    5 monthes ago - By CNET

    The social network can track you through the internet, thanks to Like buttons and Facebook's Login tool.
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  • Facebook points finger at Google and Twitter for data collection

    5 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    ‘Other companies suck in your data too' Facebook explained in many, many words today with a blog post detailing how it gathers information about you from around the web.
    Facebook product management director David Baser wrote “Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn all have similar Like and Share buttons to help people share things on their services. Google has a popular analytics service. And Amazon, Google and Twitter all offer login features. These companies - and many others - also offer advertising services. In fact, most websites and apps send the same information to multiple companies each...
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