If yes, then we’ll be sharing with you in this post all that you need to do and get that done with ease at the comfort of your smartphone or personal computer.
Interestingly, Facebook is the largest social network and is everywhere.
Even if you don’t open Facebook in your browser, almost every website you visit uses a Facebook plugin.
The add-on is called Facebook Container and it’s modelled after Mozilla’s Firefox Multi-Account Containers that lets you keep certain parts of your online identity separate from others. It does this by isolating cookies that various services use.
The Facebook Container likewise limits cookie tracking by Facebook so that your online activity is kept as isolated as possible from the social network.
How to Stop Facebook Tracking
Install Facebook Container and then visit Facebook. You can sign into the social network, and view your newsfeed, like what your friends are sharing, and leave comments. With the add-on installed, you will see a blue line at the top and along the bottom of the tab that you have Facebook open in.
You will also see a padlock icon in the address bar with Facebook written next to it. Both these visual indicators mean that your Facebook session is contained within this one tab.
This will have side effects. Facebook has grown beyond its identity as a social network. It’s more of an online identity. Apps and services give their users the option to use them by authenticating their identity via Facebook.
With this add-on installed, you won’t be able to use the commenting system on most websites, and you won’t be able to sign in to services using your Facebook account.
It’s best to sign up directly to the service, or maybe use your Google account if there’s support for it. It’s possible that some apps and services simply don’t have the mentioned options in which case you’re going to have to disable the add-on or use the service in a different session.
Facebook may be getting a serious backlash for its privacy violations but it’s not going to be easy pulling the plug for most people. Facebook has made certain that permeates every aspect of our lives it possibly can.
Anyone remember the Facebook phone?
As for Chrome users, there’s nothing similar available yet. We doubt Mozilla will develop a Chrome extension that does the same thing, and Google is probably going to want to stay out of the whole mess too. It’s really up to third-party developers to replicate this add-on for Chrome.