Facebook trackers?

Discussion in 'Shelter Releases' started by Aurora, May 8, 2018.

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  1. Aurora

    Aurora VincerĂ²!

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    Not putting this out in the open so you guys can avoid the usual drama but: why are there two FB trackers on WF? I get Google Analytics but FB? What do those do, there are not even Share buttons or anything (which is a plus in my book)... or am I just ignoring them so hard I don't see them?
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    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    How are you viewing those? We have a FB integration which is more of a PITA to remove than leave in place, but it's not configured on our side or FB's, but I'd like to make sure that's all you're seeing.
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    Some time ago (like at least a couple of years) I got a "People you may know" suggestion on Facebook for Nova. I'm not connected to anyone from Wordforge on Facebook, aside from having liked garamet's professional page (and at the time, I don't think I had even done that), so I assumed there was some kind of Facebook-Xenforo tie ...
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    Facebook is still pulling data from those trackers. They got busted in Europe, as the kinds of tracking they were doing is illegal. Supposedly, they've changed things so that they don't do that with trackers posted on sites in the EU, but I am more than a bit dubious of this.
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    I got one for KIRK1ADM, but that was before Xenforo, when there was definitely nothing. Facebook is creepy.
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  7. Aurora

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    Ghostery says so :shrug:

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    Roger that, I'll see about disabling it.
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    It seems to be part of ArrowChat. This is going to take much more effort than I have time for currently.
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    Since I don't know who actually has the credentials, if someone could PM me the arrowchat.com login, (not the WF arrowchat admin panel login; I have that) I'd appreciate it.
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    Did you get the credentials to login to the website?
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