Facebook Updates Cookies Over Privacy Concerns

Law360, New York (September 27, 2011, 11:01 PM EDT) -- Facebook Inc. made changes to its services after an Australian blogger pointed out on Sunday that the social media company can track its users through cookies even after they've logged out of Facebook.

Nik Cubrilovic raised a red flag on his blog, where he showed that Facebook alters the state of cookies — small pieces of data sent between Internet browsers and websites — instead of removing them after a user logs out, allowing the company to know at any time if a person visits a...
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