Common Myths About Facebook
No, our ad targeting is done anonymously by our system, without sharing personally identifiable information with advertisers.
If an advertiser selects demographic targeting for their ads, the system automatically matches those ads to the appropriate audience. Advertisers only receive anonymous, aggregated reports to let them know that their ads were seen by the groups they targeted.
No. You have control over how your information is shared. We don't share your personal information with people or services you don't want. We don't give advertisers access to your personal information. We don't sell any of your information to anyone and we never will.
No, Facebook doesn't let people track who views their Timeline. Third-party apps also can't provide this functionality.
If you come across an app that claims to offer this ability, please report the app.
No. Facebook doesn't let you track who views your Timeline or your posts (ex: your photos). Third-party apps are also unable to do this.
If you come across an app that says it can show you who's viewing your Timeline or posts, please report the app.
No. An app should never force you to log in again, fill out a survey, enter a promotion, download a toolbar or take any other unrelated action. The only thing that an app can require you to do to see content is to Like its profile page.
If you believe that an app is abusive, please report the app.