How Facebooks Tracks Non-Users via Android Apps

If you quit Facebook or never joined because of its data collecting practices the odds are good the social network is still tracking you – despite your protest.

Facebook collects data of non-users of its social network via dozens of mainstream Android apps that send tracking and personal information back to the social network. Some of the dozens of apps sharing data with Facebook include KayakYelp and Shazam, according a report presented by Privacy International at 35C3. “Facebook routinely tracks users, non-users and logged-out users outside its platform through Facebook Business Tools,” according to the report.

Read more about the findings of the report on Threatpost.