To make login processes simpler, some websites allow users to log in to their platform using their Facebook credentials.
Firstly, Baser said the data helps run social plugins and logins to keep the app running properly, analytics for websites and developers and ads and related ad measurement tools.
Over the last few weeks, Facebook has drawn intense criticism from users and governments globally over a number of issues, ranging from false news on the platform to information of over 80 million users being mined by data analytics and political consulting firm, Cambridge Analytica.
As per some reports over the web, David Baser, who is Facebook's Product Management Director, has given a clarification regarding the company's tracking practices along with data usage.
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In the week after former CA staffer Christopher Wylie's revelations about the data breach, just 27% of respondents to the Ponemon study agreed with the statement: "Facebook is committed to protecting the privacy of my personal information".
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Google and Amazon have branched into other activities - for example hardware such as tablets, personal assistants and cloud services - that truly make the USA economy more competitive, efficient and grow more quickly, but Facebook and other social media mostly have not.
"We want to protect out users' data from malicious abuse of trust", the company wrote in a blog post. ".when you see a YouTube video on a site that's not YouTube, it tells your browser to request the video from YouTube". However, if the website you are visiting uses Facebook technology, you are often left with little choice. "This can help with things like saving items in your shopping cart", Baser explained.
This is one reason why it sometimes seems like Facebook ads are following you. This law is designed make tech companies like Google and Facebook comply with rules regarding the protection of their customers' data.
Suspicious pages included Facebook pages with little to no information about who is behind them, pages that have been taken down and ones that have had little activity since Election Day 2016.
His Facebook data dump showed that 215 different advertisers used lists that contained his contact info, including HBO, the American Civil Liberties Union, Texas Motor Speedway (he's never been to Texas) and the Department of Homeland Security. He says that Facebook doesn't sell this data and uses only it only to offer suitable content to you just like how other companies do. "Or if a browser has visited hundreds of sites in the last five minutes, that's a sign the device might be a bot".
Facebook claims that many websites and apps use its services to make its content and ads more "engaging". "If you've looked at travel sites, we can show you ads for hotels and rental cars", he said.
Andrus Ansip, European Commission Vice President in charge of digital issues will meet with Zuckerberg on Tuesday, as well as meeting with Sundar Pichai, Google's CEO, to discuss issues such as data protection, online privacy, illegal content and fake news.