Facebook Privacy – FB likely knows way more about you than you think

By Keith Klein | Ask the Pro

Sep 16
Facebook Privacy

Facebook privacy is a joke.

From the first article gifted below:

Facebook privacy image by Pete Linforth

     Facebook is so big, it has persuaded millions of other businesses, apps and websites to also snoop on its behalf. Even when you’re not actively using Facebook. Even when you’re not online. Even, perhaps, if you’ve never had a Facebook account.

Facebook’s ability to monitor your actions is mind-blowing.  Read the first article.  The shortened “gift links” allow you to do so without an account, and without signing up.

The second article below explains seven steps to reduce Facebook privacy intrusions.  The first is to eliminate your Facebook and Instagram accounts.

We do NOT necessarily recommend dumping the social media platforms!  We establish accounts for both on behalf of clients, to do a ‘Company Page’ on each, for every client.  We just want you to be aware of what’s happening, and to enable you to mitigate privacy concerns you may have.

Facebook privacy articles from the Washington Post:

There’s no escape from Facebook, even if you don’t use it

You pay for Facebook with your privacy. Here’s how it keeps raising the price.

Technology columnist

August 29, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

Gift link (free article)

How to block Facebook from snooping on you

Seven steps you can take to keep Facebook and Instagram from gathering so much of your personal information outside of their apps

Technology columnist

August 29, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. EDT

Gift link (free article)


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