How to Opt Out of Facebook’s Newest Attempts to Track Everything You Do, Even Offline
Facebook has started working with a data mining service to pair together your email address and other information stored on Facebook with advertising products to see what (and if) you’re clicking on ads. Privacy advocates aren’t too fond of this, but thankfully you can keep it from happening.
We’ve known that Facebook is already tracking your every move online, but the data Facebook is using now isn’t just about browser cookies. Facebook is pairing what you buy offline with what you see online.
How to Opt-Out from the Datalogix Collection
To opt-out of everything (including the Facebook comparison data) Datalogix is collecting, head to their Privacy page, scroll down to the “Choice” heading, click the last “click here” link in the paragraph, and fill in your information. This will opt you out of any and all data collection done by Datalogix.
You can also easily to opt out of Datalogix’s cookie-based tracking by clicking this link. Like any cookie based advertising, you will have to opt-out on every computer and browser you use.