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Dec 6, 2014

You Should Know: Facebook’s New Terms

Facebook recently updated its Terms and Conditions with an update which it describes as ‘easier to understand’ – but which site users will be forced to agree to by January 1, 2015. The new T&Cs contains some alarming details on the sheer quantity of data Facebook is collecting on its users – in particular GPS...

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facebook-termsFacebook recently updated its Terms and Conditions with an update which it describes as ‘easier to understand’ – but which site users will be forced to agree to by January 1, 2015.

The new T&Cs contains some alarming details on the sheer quantity of data Facebook is collecting on its users – in particular GPS data tracking every user from devices such as smartphones.

Users can control what data they share with friends…but what they can’t control is the data Facebook collects including GPS data which is used, the social network says, to see if friends are nearby, or to target adverts to the user.

Facebook also collects information on every web page people visit while logged in, and from every app people have logged into using their Facebook details.

Continue reading  Why You Should Worry About Facebook’s New Terms and Conditions.

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