Facebook starts selling offsite ads targeting non-users too

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by TheWindBringeth, May 28, 2016.

  1. TheWindBringeth

    TheWindBringeth Registered Member

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    http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/26/facebook-starts-selling-offsite-ads-targeting-non-users-too/
     
  2. mirimir

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    What are these things that they call "ads"?
     
  3. oliverjia

    oliverjia Registered Member

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    These so called high-tech companies are all scammers that live on stupid ads. A shame.
     
  4. Dermot7

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    Facebook now tracking and showing ads to people who don’t use Facebook – Naked Security
     
  5. summerheat

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    So? It's easy to block that stuff.
     
  6. Rmus

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  7. driekus

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    Id question the script blocking. Given how functional sites are with no-script I dont think it is the best idea. I also dont think icognito mode is useful and Flash is required on some sites.

    Personally I self-destruct cookies, ad-block, use a VPN and a disposable VM.

    Facebook is doing nothing surprising or novel. They are trying to build a personal profile of users to sell to advertisers. The more invasive they get the higher the value of the information.
     
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