Facebook tracks everyone who visits its site, including people who don’t have an account, and continues to track users and non-users who have opted out of targeted ads, researchers at two Belgian universities have found.
ter these initial findings, the researchers did a further technical analysis on Facebook’s tracking practices. They focused on tracking techniques that use social plug-ins such as the “Like Button,” which is used on more than 13 million third-party websites, and also tested the advertising tracking opt-out.
“In doing so, a number of remarkable new issues have come to light,” said Brendan Van Alsenoy, legal researcher at the Interdisciplinary Center for Law and ICT of the University of Leuven.
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