cookies

Facebook

Facebook Will Let You Stop It From Collecting Your Internet Browsing Habits

Mark Zuckerberg announced a new tool that will let Facebook users clear their web browsing history, and opt out of future tracking.
Sarah Emerson
5.1.18
you're being followed

Nearly Half of the Most Popular Websites Use the Same Software to Track You Around the Internet

Third-party tracking software is increasingly controlled by only a handful of companies.
Louise Matsakis
7.10.17
robots

Would You Trust This Robot If It Gave You a Cookie?

Most Harvard students would.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.28.16
Internet

FCC Plan Might Kill Verizon's “Supercookie” Tracking Once and For All

The FCC's new privacy proposal might end ISPs' ability to send unkillable tracking code without customers opting in, but the details will matter.
Janus Kopfstein
3.15.16
Bitcoin

I Bought Adorable Cookies on the Deep Web

Online collective cybertwee wants to make anonymity tools like Bitcoin and Tor more accessible to everyone.
Kari Paul
12.9.15
Internet

Facebook Admits to Tracking People Who Don't Use Facebook, Blames a Bug

Those rogue cookies? It's just a bug, social network says.
Nicole Kobie
4.10.15
Facebook

Researchers Claim Facebook Tracks You Even If You Opt Out

Researchers suggest Facebook is tracking people around the web, even if they opt out of behavioural advertising.
Nicole Kobie
3.31.15
Internet

This Advertiser Can Track You Anywhere on the Internet

A company called Turn has built a ‘zombie’ cookie that can't be deleted, and it's all Verizon’s fault.
Matthew Braga
1.15.15