Facebook have introduced a new data harvesting system to assist in targetting advertising to it’s users, using 3rd party websites to gather data on their behalf.
Scary stuff. How to stop this happening to you is after the “more” link…
According to the press release (linked below) there are 44 sites which might “ping”your activity to Facebook – however I’ve yet to locate a definitive list of the sites I should avoid – however some are listed at the end of that press release.
Other relevant links:
Thanks to DoctorVee for finally giving me the incentive to write a post I should have found time to write a few days ago.