Facebook tracks your web presence and activities even outside of their “Facebook.com” domain. Facebook is not a social networking website anymore. They are a data mining corporation, focused on showing targeted ads. They are minting money based on your interests.
None of this is surprising, I expect most of us know that Facebook tracks us wherever they can. But in the wake of recent events, it’s worth resurfacing.
I think all 2.7 billion users would be wise to delete their accounts and find other ways to communicate with friends and family. There’s plenty of options — no one needs Facebook.
And I wouldn’t be opposed if we all started reconsidering our usage of services from other large tech companies either. Many of them do this kind of tracking and I don’t think we need that in our lives.