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How to Disable Facebook’s Beacon Feature

by Barbara J. Feldman January 2, 2010

Facebook has a beacon feature that allows it to monitor your web browsing activity, and, with your permission, it will post your visit to a specific site on your Facebook page. If you visit a site monitored by the beacon feature, a box will pop up that asks you to indicate whether or not you […]

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How to Disable Facebook’s Beacon Feature

by Barbara J. Feldman December 25, 2009

As part of their new advertising campaign Facebook has created a beacon feature. This means that, through their new beacon feature, Facebook has the ability to catalog your web surfing habits and provide that information to advertisers looking to buy space on Facebook in order to help them better hit their target markets.When you visit […]

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Disabling Facebook’s Beacon Feature: A Simple How-To Guide

by Barbara J. Feldman December 25, 2009

If you have been on a website and a box has popped up asking you if you would like to share your thoughts or RSVP, for example, on Facebook, the site you’re on is monitored by the Facebook beacon. While many people like having things networked and connected, you will find that among Facebook’s privacy […]

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Why Could Facebook Beacon Be a Problem?

by Barbara J. Feldman December 1, 2008

Most of us have heard of Facebook or use it regularly. Facebook is that great social networking site designed to allow friends and family to keep in contact with each other. It allows each person to create a profile and to put interesting photos or information on the page. Friends can write little notes to […]

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What is Facebook Beacon?

by Barbara J. Feldman December 1, 2008

Many of us know what Facebook is. It is a great social networking site that allows us to keep in touch with friends and family who we might not usually get the chance to speak with. Facebook provides a great service by connecting people and helping us meet new people. People can share information about […]

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How to block Facebook Beacon

by Barbara J. Feldman December 1, 2008

Facebook is a great social networking site. It helps millions of people connect and stay in touch around the world. With Facebook you can personalize your site and only allow the people you want to see it actually see it. It is a great way to represent yourself. It is particularly good for staying in […]

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