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Sheer fuckery

Algorithmic demographic analysis and segmentation already does this to an extent, which is why say ads for high powered corporate jobs get displayed to white men, not even white women, but this is beyond not okay.

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I’d already been taking steps to shut down my Facebook account for other reasons (I’ve already got FB trackers as disabled as I can thanks to plugins). But I swear, their fuckery gets worse every time I turn around.

As a reminder, here’s an old Lifehacker article on how Facebook tracks you, with a couple suggestions on blocking it:

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