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15.02.2016

Your preferences mean nothing: Facebook still profiles you, even after you switch off interest-based ads

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Filed under: business, internet, marketing, USA—Jack Yan @ 23.32

9 Responses to ‘Your preferences mean nothing: Facebook still profiles you, even after you switch off interest-based ads’

  1. […] Your preferences mean nothing: Facebook still profiles you, even after you switch off interest-based… on Remember when you could post, comment and like on Facebook? Those were the days […]

  2. […] Why Stephen Fry left Twitter, and what could be next « Jack Yan: the Persuader Blog on Your preferences mean nothing: Facebook still profiles you, even after you switch off interest-based… […]

  3. […] and commenting fail from time to time.    Given this, and its many other problems—including the breach of policies outlined by some of the groups it participates in, impacting on use…—no wonder it’s experiencing this drop.    I see personal updates again that I saw […]

  4. […] from my own ad preferences that you are wrong on a lot of things (probably 40 per cent) about me. Even though I have opted out, you continue to collect preferences. How do I know I am advertising to people who want it? Also, I cannot change my location on […]

  5. […]  We already know that Facebook collects advertising preferences on users even when they have switched off their ad customization, just like at Google between 2009 and 2011. […]

  6. […] shown itself to be callous about private data, mining preferences even after users have opted out, as I have proved on more than one occasion on this blog. They don’t care what your preferences are, and for a long time changed them quietly when you […]

  7. […] shown itself to be callous about private data, mining preferences even after users have opted out, as I have proved on more than one occasion on this blog. They don’t care what your preferences are, and for a long time changed them quietly when you […]

  8. […] Facebook and Cambridge Analytica: when finance follows brand | The Medinge Group on Your preferences mean nothing: Facebook still profiles you, even after you switch off interest-based… […]

  9. […] says that Facebook will offer a ‘clear history’ option.    Considering that opting out of Facebook ad tracking does nothing, individually deleting the ad preferences that Facebook claims it would not collect only sees them […]

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