Facebook has admitted that it has been watching the web pages its members visit – even when they have logged out.
by Daniel Bates
September 28, 2011
In its latest privacy blunder, the social networking site was forced to confirm that it has been constantly tracking its 750 million users, even when they are using other sites.
‘We didn’t mean to track you’ says Facebook as social network giant admits to ‘bugs’ in new privacy row.
The social networking giant says the huge privacy breach was simply a mistake – that software automatically downloaded to users’ computers when they logged in to Facebook ‘inadvertently’ sent information to the company, whether or not they were logged in at the time.