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Old 18-01-2017, 07:29   #1
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The BEST way to combat this is to STAY AS FAR AS YOU CAN FROM THAT INTRUSIVE SITE!! (Block them if you have to in your host file,etc...
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Re: How facebook learns about your OFFLINE life

It only works if you actually take notice of the advertisements. I don't.
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Re: How facebook learns about your OFFLINE life

Thats how most sites work with targeted adverts though?

Tin hat brigade time.
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Re: How facebook learns about your OFFLINE life

If Facebook charged a subscription would it be as big as it is now? You want something for free you have to accept adverts etc. BUT you dont have to join the club.
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Re: How facebook learns about your OFFLINE life

If you're not paying for the product, you are the product...
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Re: How facebook learns about your OFFLINE life

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If you're not paying for the product, you are the product...
Look at the T&Cs of most of the social sites. They can sell any of the content to any organisation without you even knowing. Just think about it when you next upload a photo that shows anything tracable to you, your family, your house etc. or you say anything that you wouldn't shout from the rooftops.

Even if it's not actively sold there are web bots that harvest this information for gain.
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Yes thats right Mate.... Alot of ppl do not realise this!!
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