I don’t remember ever granting permission to Facebook regarding this. I suggest everyone head in to check their Facebook advertising settings again: your privacy may be breached. Again. As expected, by a company as callous as Facebook.
Back in July, I expected that when I set the ﬁeld ‘Appearance in Facebook ads’ to ‘No one’ on this page, it would be a blanket block for all appearances of my name or face in Facebook advertising.
I did not expect Facebook to invent a new ﬁeld and ﬁnd a new way to use my private information without my permission.
Facebook: ‘No one’ means no one. It does not mean ‘No one until we think of a new field that you haven’t ﬁlled out yet, and we change it to something else.’
I think we all know that the minute someone creates a better network, it’s goodbye, Facebook.
I’d love to see you pin this one on your developers this time. Posted by Jack Yan, 05:44
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