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Facebook updates with post on logged-out data collection

17 April 2018, 06:37 | Yvette Williams

Facebook updates with post on logged-out data collection

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While this does not personally identify individuals, it does provide user demographic data to the websites and Facebook as part of its analytics service. Now it restricts apps from accessing users' personal data if the app has not been used by them for more than three months.

More than a decade ago, Internet users started realizing that most pay-per-click advertisements revolved around the cookies in your web browser's cache.

Suppose you are using any other website or app, most likely that website would be using one of the Facebook services be it the social plugins, Facebook logins, Facebook Analytics or Facebook ads and measurement tools.

"When you visit a site or app that uses our services, we receive information even if you're logged out or don't have a Facebook account", wrote David Baser, Facebook's Product Management Director in a blog post on Facebook. In an official blog post, published on 16 April, Facebook throws light on the goal and nature of data it is collecting from third party websites and apps which are using their various engagement tools. "It's about beginning to question the types of information they have about you, beginning to question the transparency of the data that you share across all platforms, not just Facebook". These and many other companies offer advertising services too. He says that companies like Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn also have Facebook-like Like and Share buttons to help user share things on website.

To sum up the story, Cambridge Analytica worked with an independent mobile app creator to create a general mobile app that went on to be used by millions of Facebook users. The U.S. social network receives the information anyway. With Facebook Analytics, websites and apps can better understand how its audience make use of their services.

Concern about Facebook Inc's (FB.O) respect for data privacy is widening to include the information it collects about non-users, after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the world's largest social network tracks people whether they have accounts or not. Amazon, Google and Twitter all have login features.

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It was the third-straight quarter for 6.8 percent growth year-on-year and fueled in part by a widening trade gap with the U.S. Since then, Trump has threatened to raise duties on up to $150 billion of Chinese goods in a dispute over technology policy.

When you visit a website, the browser you use sends a request to the site's server.

Facebook also revised the social login rules for third party apps, last week.

Trust in Facebook's data handling has dramatically collapsed following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Collecting data about users from other sites.

The blog post states that it is not just Facebook that collects such data.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. "If you've looked at travel sites, we can show you ads for hotels and rental cars", he said.



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