This article from David Nield from Wired makes it clear: users cannot stop Facebook from collecting data unless they get out of the network altogether. Even without a Facebook account, Nield says, Facebook can collect and use your data, the only advantage is that they cannot attach the data to a person.
If you’re not yet ready to leave Facebook, but would like to take control of how your data is used, then this article is for you. It offers suggestions on how to prevent advertisers from using your data, as well as how you can prevent Facebook from getting more of your data.
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