Here are some things you can do to protect yourself.
- Re-register loyalty cards.
- Turn off location tracking.
- Opt out of personalized ads.
- Disable microphone access.
- Do not click “Protect”
- Install a trusted VPN.
- Think before you post.
How do you stop Facebook from spying on you?
Head over to the Facebook app, click on Settings > Ad Preferences > Ad Settings > and disable “Interest Based Ads”. If you don’t see the exact option, select “Ads based on Data from Partners” and disable it.
How do I stop Facebook from getting my information?
If you’re on mobile, tap the three-line icon at the bottom-right corner of the Facebook app, scroll down and tap “Settings & Privacy” and tap on “Settings.” Click the “Your Facebook Information” heading. On desktop, it’s in the left column near the top. Select “Off-Facebook Activity” heading in the middle of the page.
How do I stop Facebook activity?
Select Settings & Privacy > Settings. Click Your Facebook Information in the left column, then click Off-Facebook Activity. Click More Options > Manage Future Activity > Manage Future Activity. Click next to Future Off-Facebook Activity, then click Turn Off to turn off your future off-Facebook activity.