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Old 11-17-2011, 04:46 PM
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Tracking Cookies: Facebook PR Nightmare Continues



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In late September, an Australian technology blogger broke the news that Facebook was collecting data on over 800 million global users — even when the users were logged out of their Facebook accounts. Although Facebook initially denied the unauthorized tracking and made excuses as to why cookies were sending back information on signed out users, the company eventually changed the logout procedure to depersonalize information after a user logged out.

However, when the issue resurfaced last month, the privacy concerns and Facebook’s PR nightmare continued. The same tracking cookie was once again tracking Facebook users’ activities on sites with the Facebook plugin while the users were logged out. Now, Facebook is stating that they have corrected the problem, but many Facebook users and privacy advocates remain skeptical that the resolution is adequate.

As a result of the tracking cookies collecting data while users were signed out, the...
Continued at: http://www.searchenginejournal.com/f...cookies/36594/

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Old 11-17-2011, 05:20 PM
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Facebook Reveals its User-Tracking Secrets

Forgot to post this blog post also. Was busy banning a few people. lol

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For the first time, Facebook has revealed details about how it tracks users across the web.

Through interviews with Facebook engineering director Arturo Bejar, Facebook spokesman Andrew Noyes, Facebook corporate spokesman Barry Schnitt and Facebook engineering manager Gregg Stefancik, USA Today‘s Byron Acohido was able to compile the most complete picture to date of how the social network keeps tabs on its 800 million users.

Here is what Acohido learned:
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Old 11-21-2011, 04:29 PM
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How Facebook Tracks Users

Here is more stuff to read.

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Information on how Facebook tracks its users behaviors both on and off site has been released. Most worrisome is that Facebook keeps a running log of the sites a user has visited in the past 90 days.

Facebook Tracking Details Released

The information on how data is tracked was compiled by USA Today, with sources including Facebook representatives Arturo Bejar (Facebook's engineering director), Gregg Stefancik (Facebook's engineering manager), Andrew Noyes (Facebook spokesman), and Barry Schnitt (Facebook corporate spokesman).

Facebook's tracking begins when you visit Facebook for the first time. If you register for an account, you get two cookies:
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