Mozilla Launches 'Facebook Pixel Hunt' to Analyze How Mark Zuckerberg Tracks Us Online

Mozilla Launches 'Facebook Pixel Hunt' to Analyze How Mark Zuckerberg Tracks Us Online


Mozilla, the organization behind the popular Firefox web browser, is conducting a study to analyze Facebook’s “tracking pixels” that track user actions across the internet. The “Facebook Pixel Hunt” aims to understand how Facebook pulls data about users from millions of websites that contain its tracking pixels even when they aren’t using the social media platform.

Gizmodo reports that researchers at Mozilla have announced the launch of its “Facebook Pixel Hunt” study which aims to analyze Facebook’s internet-wide tracking network that utilizes its “Facebook Pixel” tech to follow users and determine what they do even when not using the Facebook platform.

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The study focuses on Facebook Pixel

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