7 Responses to Facebook Track and Cookies

  1. It is scary.
    How to protect ourself by
    this danger?

  2. […] Facebook Track and Cookies >> termid“Numerous websites have implemented the Facebook Like button to let Facebook members share their interests, therewith promoting websites or news items. It is, thus, an important business tool for content providers. However, this article shows that the tool is also used to place cookies on the user’s computer, regardless whether a user actually uses the button when visiting a website. As an alternative business model this allows Facebook to track and trace users and to process their data. It appears that non-Facebook members can also be traced via the Like button.” Oh, Facebook, just when you’re starting to be nice, we find you not being so nice. […]

  3. […] Facebook Track and Cookies >> termid"Numerous websites have implemented the Facebook Like button to let Facebook members share their interests, therewith promoting websites or news items. It is, thus, an important business tool for content providers. However, this article shows that the tool is also used to place cookies on the user's computer, regardless whether a user actually uses the button when visiting a website. As an alternative business model this allows Facebook to track and trace users and to process their data. It appears that non-Facebook members can also be traced via the Like button." Oh, Facebook, just when you're starting to be nice, we find you not being so nice. […]

  4. […] (and disappointment) is just breaking out over the Facebook "like" button, which allows FB to track not just the browsing habits of its users (which, let's face it, is now most of the online […]

  5. […] Facebook Track and Cookies >> termid “Numerous websites have implemented the Facebook Like button to let Facebook members share their interests, therewith promoting websites or news items. It is, thus, an important business tool for content providers. However, this article shows that the tool is also used to place cookies on the user’s computer, regardless whether a user actually uses the button when visiting a website. As an alternative business model this allows Facebook to track and trace users and to process their data. It appears that non-Facebook members can also be traced via the Like button.” Oh, Facebook, just when you’re starting to be nice, we find you not being so nice. […]

  6. nickj says:

    Love the share this on facebook button!

  7. […] Facebook Track and Cookies >> termid“Numerous websites have implemented the Facebook Like button to let Facebook members share their interests, therewith promoting websites or news items. It is, thus, an important business tool for content providers. However, this article shows that the tool is also used to place cookies on the user’s computer, regardless whether a user actually uses the button when visiting a website. As an alternative business model this allows Facebook to track and trace users and to process their data. It appears that non-Facebook members can also be traced via the Like button.” Oh, Facebook, just when you’re starting to be nice, we find you not being so nice. […]

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