Facebook Admits Tracking non-FB-users Data using its Tools. Tested Apps Automatically Transfer Data To FB

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New Investigation conducted based on the data tracking, brokerage reveal that Facebook tracking non-users and logged-out users outside its platform through its Business Tools. 

Researchers tested many numbers of apps and confirm that 61% of tested apps are frequently sharing the data into Facebook from the moment once user open the apps.

Privacy International analyzed the many of the Android Apps using some of the open source tools “mitmproxy“, an interactive HTTPS proxy in order to sniff the traffic to findout the apps activities.

Apps Developers are using Facebook Software Development Kit (SDK) to share the data to Facebook.

Apart from this, Apps are frequently sending data into Facebook sometimes it contains users sensitive data regardless of either user’s opt-outed from Facebook or users who do not have a Facebook account.

” Previous research has shown how 42.55 percent of free apps on the Google Play store could share data with Facebook, making Facebook the second most prevalent third-party tracker after Google’s parent company Alphabet. In this report, Privacy International illustrates what this data sharing looks like in practice, particularly for people who do not have a Facebook account.”

Privacy International Findings – Facebook Tracking

According To Privacy international findings here the some of key facts that performing by Facebook to collect the users Data.