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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

Facebook Knows Much, Much More About You Than You Probably Realize

Facebook recently introduced ad education portal to help users understand how the site targets its ads. However, the site’s new transparency also revealed the amount of your information that Facebook provides to advertisers — 98 personal data points in all.

As most savvy users already know, Facebook tracks your on-site activity, your device and location settings, and almost every other website you visit. However, the extent of your private info it gathers is stunning, including your income and net worth, the square footage of your home, whether or not you’re an expectant parent, the number of credit lines you have and what kind of restaurants you like to eat at, just to name a few.

Details may be found in an article on at

Categories: Online Privacy & Security

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