Facebook spies on us almost everywhere we go on the Internet. It even tracks where we move and what we do in the real world.
This shouldn’t be a surprise. From the start, Mark Zuckerberg said he built Facebook not to keep people connected but to ”get access to information about anyone.” Facebook then sells that information to corporations and bad actors that want to trick us into buying things we don’t want, even to voting in ways we never intended. That’s their business model. That’s how they make so much money.
Zuckerberg now says he wants to ”do more to keep us safe” from surveillance and exploitation.
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But Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram are not living up to this promise. They could give us a ”one-click” option to escape the targeting that’s at the heart of their manipulation machine. Instead, they hide their privacy controls in a hall of mirrors that makes it almost impossible to protect our families and communities.
Tell Mark Zuckerberg to make it simple for us to protect ourselves from manipulators and scammers.
Sign the petition: “Mark, we won’t be your product any longer. Facebook must give us the choice to protect ourselves from ad targeting with one click.” Act Now >>
After signing the petition, you can follow our how-to guide to block Facebook from profiting from all the information it collects about you, your family, and your friends. Taking these steps will make Facebook safer — and send a message that we will not be manipulated.
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