Your Porn-Viewing Habits Are Being Tracked by Facebook & Google

Your Porn-Viewing Habits Are Being Tracked by Facebook & Google

The Quint

If you think watching pornographic material in the "incognito" mode will not let anyone know, you are mistaken.

Google, Facebook and even Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch even when you switch on the "incognito" mode on your laptop or smartphone.

A new joint study from Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pennsylvania that investigated 22,484 sex websites using a tool called "webXray" revealed that 93 percent of pages track and leak users' data to third-party organisations.

"Tracking on these sites is highly concentrated by a handful of major companies," said the researchers who identified 230 different companies and services tracking users in their sample.
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