Facebook wants to know MORE about you...

  • 12 April 2013
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Userlevel 7
An interesting article on CNN-Money yesterday is making Facebook look more like Big Brother than every.  "For the first time, Facebook ads will target specific users based on their past buying history -- even if the purchases happened offline. Facebook unveiled the new feature for advertisers, called "Partner Categories" on Wednesday."
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I think I will go back to making most of my purchases with plain old cash.  (Oh, and yes, I generally refuse to give my ID, name, phone number, or any other personal information when making purchases: I keep the receipts in case I need to make a return.)

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Userlevel 7
It was only about time before Google and Facebook took ads to the next level. Good for you David.:)
Userlevel 7
Nothing new. Google Play is targeting ads as per your search results, bought applications, region you're from etc. etc.