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Offline Clive

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5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now
« on: July 30, 2018, 19:27 »
I'd already changed most of mine anyway but it's still good advice if you want to protect yourself.

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/07/28/5-amazon-obscure-settings-should-change-now.html?ICID=ref_fark
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Re: 5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2018, 20:13 »
There's nothing much of interest in my profile, and I don't use Alexa, so most of that doesn't actually apply to me.
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Re: 5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2018, 20:38 »
Very wise too.   8-)
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Re: 5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2018, 03:09 »
Amazon scares me almost as much as FaceBook.
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Re: 5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2018, 16:29 »
I used to hate the way they kept flashing adverts on the screen for items I'd been browsing.  But I switched that feature off long ago.   ::)
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Re: 5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2018, 10:56 »
I used to hate the way they kept flashing adverts on the screen for items I'd been browsing.  But I switched that feature off long ago.   ::)

I still maintain FB bug your conversations then send targetted adverts  ':|

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Re: 5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now
« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2018, 11:06 »
I don't really use Facebook although I maintain an account in order to visit various Facebook based sites.  But I also use Adblocker+ which is very effective. 
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