Facebook and Google track what porn you’re watching, even when you’re in incognito

Isobel Asher Hamilton

  • Porn sites are riddled with web trackers, including from Google, Facebook, and Oracle, according to researchers at Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon, and the University of Pennsylvania.
  • More than 22,484 porn sites were analyzed, of which 74% were found to contain Google trackers. Oracle had trackers on 24% and Facebook on 10%.
  • Google and Facebook said data from these trackers was not used to build marketing profiles of users.

Facebook, Google, and Oracle are tracking the porn you watch, according to a new study first spotted by The New York Times.

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