That implies that the value of its users’ personal information was equivalent to $35.2 billion, or 63 percent of Facebook’s earnings.
What Facebook does with your data?
Tracking cookies: Facebook tracks its users across the web by using tracking cookies. If a user is logged into Facebook and simultaneously browses other websites, Facebook can track the sites they are visiting.
Does Facebook really sell data?
Even though companies like Facebook and Google aren’t directly selling your data, they are using it for targeted advertising, which creates plenty of opportunities for advertisers to pay and get your personal information in return.
Does Facebook make money from mobile data?
“There’s a very common misperception about Facebook — that we sell data to advertisers,” Zuckerberg said on Tuesday. “And we do not sell data to advertisers. We don’t sell data to anyone.” Indeed, Facebook makes it money through advertising. Facebook doesn’t provide data to advertisers — it does the work for them.
Can Facebook monitor your Internet activity?
Facebook tracks your browsing activity around the web with the “like” button. … They’re tracking your browsing activity whether you’re a Facebook user or not. “If you’re logged into Facebook and visit a website with the Like button, your browser sends us information about your visit,” Facebook’s website says.
Does Facebook track your Web browsing?
Facebook not only has access to your activity when you use the social network but also when you visit certain third-party websites. To help you manage that information, the Off-Facebook Activity tool lets you review and delete the data collected about you when you’re using other websites.