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1669790 tn?1333662595

Did you realize MH is tracking you?

Many websites we visit track what we look at on their site and give us no clue in what type of data they are gathering during our visits.  MH has 5 entities that track each of your visits: 1 social network (Facebook Connect) and 4 companies (Doubleclick, Google Adsense, Omniture, Comscore Beacon) tracking every click.   Some even collect data on where you went before and after your visit, and more.  Interesting, eh??  And I thought the advertising was annoying.  

Take a look at DoNotTrackMe if interested.  

"Social buttons connect with websites that focus on building social relationships , and help members share content, interests, and activities with their contacts. With social buttons, social networks are able to track your activity across the internet.

Advertising networks share information across many different sites. They collect data, display advertising, place cookies, and do a variety of other things as a paid service for their clients. Typically, the customer who buys from an ad network is a publisher who's interested in displaying targeted marketing content on many different websites.

Tracking companies provide individual website owners with tools to analyze and monitor the visitors that come to their sites. These analytics networks collect data on how long you stayed on a site, what you clicked on, where you went before and after your visit, and more."
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Avatar universal
Interesting...I had noticed recently that topics discussed here sometimes seem to follow me in advertisements when I go to my mailbox at yahoo...
I wondered if there was a connection.
Well you can be sure they make a pretty penny on our comments and clicks, too bad they don't give us a share. I guess it is our compensation that they are not charging us for using the site. lol :-)
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Avatar universal
Gives me and ideal for a new forum since so many of us has memory problems we could just go there and they could tell us everything we did today, even what we ate.

As for the adds, well at least I know now why I keep getting those "Debbie does" and "it hurts but you got to like it".

I've got candy girls!!!

candy man
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1669790 tn?1333662595
I'm sure all the frequent posters will get their royalty checks soon and you can cash in all your stars.  
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Avatar universal
Gives me and ideal for a new forum since so many of us has memory problems we could just go there and they could tell us everything we did today, even what we ate.
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lol!!!


I'm sure all the frequent posters will get their royalty checks soon and you can cash in all your stars.  
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As for the adds, well at least I know now why I keep getting those "Debbie does" and "it hurts but you got to like it".

Cando, you are just *wrong* !

Thanks for the laughs, guys
You guys crack me up.

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317787 tn?1473358451
Funny you guys! When I obsessed over my hair loss I was getting adds for weaves and wigs.
Now I guess I will get ads for probiotics or vitamins:)

No, I did not know about any tracking here
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4670047 tn?1375730401
So classmates/memory lane isn't really trying to people to test for hep c. I thought they were trying to help, I want my money back!!!

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Avatar universal
Dee........"Now I guess I will get ads for probiotics"

Well I must say I am really surprised that coming from you, but may I suggest the.......... Oh wait I guess I read that wrong and your not talking about Prophylactics???

Whew, red faced here...:)
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2059648 tn?1439766665
Whatever you do don't click on "Like" if you don't want to be tracked.  Your like being hunted as soon as you click "Like".   I don't "Like" it.  :)
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Avatar universal
You guys are too funny!!!!!!!!!!

I did see a drone the other day in my backyard and it had the letters MH on the side.  So now I understand :)
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766573 tn?1365166466
royalty checks soon and you can cash in all your stars.  

Ha ha that is a good one :)
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Avatar universal
What gets me is sometimes I will check a person's status here and on their page, advertisements will pop up that I can only imagine comes from *their* interests/searches. Don't want to embarrass anyone but be careful...rofl
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1669790 tn?1333662595
hope it wasn't me rivil.  I was recently looking up information on the "the big election" and might has misspelled something ;)
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4670047 tn?1375730401
That explains those belly fat advertisements! So they weren't targeting me after all. It's those profiles I visit. Oh good!! :)
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4670047 tn?1375730401
Ha!! Oh! So funny!!!! :):):)
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Avatar universal
LOL!!!
I cannot stop laughing. I am telling you, some pretty surprising ads have popped up with some folks. Let's just say it is a coincidence and not worry.
But folks, do be careful, lol
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Avatar universal
YIKES, well in my defense I can't control what my wife searches on the internet but I will warn her......... Thanks
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Avatar universal
Ok Rivll I checked it out and went to check your status and all I can say is "oh baby you know what I like"...............:)
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Avatar universal
HA!!! Candyman I *knew* you would chime in, you bad boy!
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4705307 tn?1447970322
Not funny I live in Drone alley, yeah Las Vegas
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163305 tn?1333668571
Not surprising but then, nothing on the internet is anonymous.
Haven't you heard about Snowden ?
The government is tracking everyone. Big Brother lives.
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3159077 tn?1356031131
Can anyone sell me a couple stars? I feel so poor and outclassed here.
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1840891 tn?1431547793
OMG, I don't visit the social community often enough, you guys are SO funny! After all the years of listening to hype about how tracking and targeted advertisements were really all about making life more convenient for us, I especially love Candyman's idea of a website to handle our everyday memory stuff for us – now that's a kind of targeted "service" I could really use!
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Avatar universal
   Hee hee, funny stuff here...:D
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1280753 tn?1367757932
thanks for the tip....i installed the addon to Firefox and it's works like a top....

nice
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