Skip to comments.Facebook Will FORCE All Users To Accept Being TRACKED Around The Internet
Posted on 04/19/2018 5:17:19 PM PDT by Enlightened1
Facebook has finally responded to requests to stop tracking users for advertising. But they aren’t going to. Instead, Facebook is going to force all of those who continue to use their social media service to accept being tracked around the internet.
“People can choose to not be on Facebook if they want,” said Facebook Deputy Chief Privacy Officer Rob Sherman. Or, they will be forced to opt into being tracked everywhere they go, and that’s just the way it is. This decision was not made in the interest of the users of Facebook, but explicitly to keep the company’s business model “intact,” reported the Independent.
Some had suggested that the site will have to make major changes once a new European Union privacy law comes into effect. Many parts of those new regulations seem in direct conflict with Facebook’s business, including new rules about what information can be harvested about users. But that’s exactly why Facebook will explicitly demand that you opt into being tracked.
Sherman said that the social network will begin seeking Europeans’ permission this week for a variety of ways Facebook uses their data, but he said that opting out of targeted marketing altogether would not be possible. Therefore, you’ll be tracked if you continue to use Facebook. “Facebook is an advertising-supported service,” Sherman said in a briefing with reporters at Facebook’s headquarters. Facebook users will only be able to limit the kinds of data that advertisers use to target their pitches, he said, but “all ads on Facebook are targeted to some extent, and that’s true for offline advertising, as well.”
Facebook, which is still the world’s largest social media network, will use what are known as “permission screens” to notify and obtain approval. “Permission screens” are ...
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So, if I don’t opt in, they will cancel my account?
That’s FAR easier than trying to get it done on my own.
It appears they are also tracking people who don’t even have F-book accounts.
An ‘offer you can’t refuse’.
Where have I heard that before?
Delete every Facebook cookie from your browser and select option to set cookie on request only. And quit Facebook.
Well, I am just shocked and disappointed.
Poor little zuck, scrambling to keep the gravy train rolling...
No cookies for the Facebook.
According to some blog.
We’ll see what happens on this.
zuck strikes again
Bad headline. They aren’t forcing anyone to do anything. Being on Facebook is voluntary last I checked.
My FB account is under a pseudonym. People in my family know who it really is. I use the name of a character out of a video game. If you look for me online, I don’t appear.
Sick of these bastards yet?
Google tracks you 10x more. Do I use GMail. Yes because it is ultra searchable. But I also use track-me-not app for windows.
Looks like zuckerbergs money was well spent during his congressional testimony.
I need to get off this freaking, life sucking, time wasting, moron glorifying, left-wing supporting, culture destroying, soul crushing APP. Enough.
I can only assume the top execs of facebook have made bids to short the stock.
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