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How To Stop Facebook From Using Your Personal Information On Facebook Ads

Facebook Ads likesAll of us like Facebook and also like to click on ‘Like’ in it. There is no problem to ‘Like’ any of your friends’ photos, statuses, etc. Many of us are not aware of the fact that Facebook uses your personal info such as your name, pages which are liked by you and many of your other Facebook activities. Whenever you browse through any app or sponsored page, the info is published by Facebook in your friends ‘News Feed’ i.e. Facebook ads shown on left corner of the page.

Follow the steps given below to stop Facebook from using your personal information on Facebook ads:

1. Go to ‘Account Settings’ located at the top right corner of your Facebook page.

2. Click on ‘Facebook Ads’ on the left side menu.

3. Now click on ‘Edit social ads setting’ in Ads and Friends section.

4. In this section you will find at the bottom ‘Pair my social actions with ads for’. The selected option will be ‘Only my friends’, change it to ‘No one’ and click on Save Changes.

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Congratulations! You have successfully secured your personal information such as Name, Photos from being misused by Facebook from various Facebook ads.

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