Facebook shares rise as tech giant details data collection of non-users

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Facebook has updated its users on how it collects their data when they are not using the site after CEO Mark Zuckerberg was unable to answer questions surrounding data collection during his congressional hearing last week.

How does Facebook use the data it receives from other websites and apps? Chen said he does not post much on Facebook and he was surprised by how much information it had. This is because other apps and sites don't know who is using Facebook. We also need to know exactly how Facebook and others plan to take more responsibility for what happens on their platforms.

"Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn all have similar Like and Share buttons to help people share things on their services", Baser wrote.

The British data analytics consultancy had approached a firm that advises companies on how to structure an initial coin offering, an increasingly popular online fundraising scheme involving the issue of a new digital currency, the sources said.

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When you visit a website, the browser you use sends a request to the site's server.

When a user visits a website, the web browser has to share some amount of user data with them such as IP address so it knows where to send the data and the OS (operating system) it is running on as the layout and content varies from one OS to another.

The 87 million Facebook accounts harvested by Cambridge Analytica (CA) in a massive data breach were probably just the tip of the iceberg. You will also see more details on the information being collected when you use these synced products. "This can help with things like saving items in your shopping cart", Facebook explained.

Of course, Facebook is quick to point out that it's not the only one that does this kind of tracking either. Users who don't want their Facebook interests to show ads on other websites and apps can prohibit this in these settings as well. However, he stressed that Facebook doesn't ever sell this information to anyone.

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"We also use the information we receive from websites and apps to help protect the security of Facebook", he added.

Facebook said the redesign had been in the works for a while."We've been looking into how to make Bookmarks easier to navigate and more relevant for people for some time", a Facebook spokesperson was quoted as saying. To intervene correctly, lawmakers must be able to comprehend how Facebook and other social-media sites operate.

Baser confirmed that Facebook collects data even when you are not logged into your Facebook account.

Earlier this week, the company announced the launch of the Data Abuse Bounty to reward Facebook users who report any misuse of data by app developers.

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Last week, Congress flooded Mark Zuckerberg with questions.

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