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How much more of your privacy are you willing to concede to Facebook?

  1. Marisaupa profile image59
    Marisaupaposted 5 years ago

    How much more of your privacy are you willing to concede to Facebook?

    Facebook recently announced that it will be transitioning into a cookie based model which tracks your web activity for the purpose of serving you relevant ads.  Their current model relies on your user profile and "like" history to serve ads.  Do you feel that Facebook will only be able to effectively monetize itself by increasingly intruding on your privacy?  Do you mind this?  Or will there be a point when you simply drop Facebook?

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    JThomp42posted 5 years ago

    I'm very limited as to what I share on Facebook. People may not realize it, but they have been being tracked the whole time. That's how they have been so successful. Have you not ever liked something and all of a sudden you are seeing relative ads on your Home page. As soon as anyone gets on the internet? We are being tracked and targeted.

    1. Marisaupa profile image59
      Marisaupaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, Facebook has been using your profile and your "like" history to serve you ads; however, they are now going to transition to a model which will use the browsing history from your web browser to serve the ads, akin to what Google does.

  3. staceyh profile image76
    staceyhposted 5 years ago

    I don't share much on Facebook, and stopped adding "likes" some time ago.  I'm so close to deleting my account there.  I'm tired of the privacy invasion and the mundane/oversharing/TMI statuses people make.

 
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