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Saturday, January 25, 2014

Your Privacy and Safety @ FB : How To See/Edit/Remove The Companies That Are Tracking You On Facebook

How To See All The Companies That Are Tracking You On Facebook — And Block Them by JIM EDWARDS  http://www.businessinsider.com

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Jim Edwards / Daniel Goodman / BI
Facebook is a great utility if you want to stay in touch with friends and family, share photos, and see what other people are up to in their lives.
It's free to use, of course, but that doesn't mean it comes without a price. If you're using Facebook, you're giving the company a ton of information about yourself which it is selling to advertisers in one form or another.
And most people forget that when they download or sign up for an app or website using their Facebook login, that they're giving those companies a direct look into their Facebook profiles and some of their personal data. That can often include your email address and phone number, but frequently also your current location. continue reading

1 comment:

Melinda Borie said...

This is an interesting and useful concept to employ. Since our information carries such a hefty economic value these days, it seems rather dumb not to be aware of who has access to it.

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