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Stop advertisers from tracking you around the web
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Here are some ways to stop advertisers tracking you around the web.
First turn on the do not track mode in your browser.
In Firefox click the menu button and choose preferences, find the privacy panel, click manage your do not track settings, and check the box.
For Chrome open the Settings tab from the menu and scroll to Show advanced settings.
Click the Send a "Do not Track" request option.
Know that honoring this request is voluntary and sites may still be able to track you.
Visit the consumer opt out page from the Network Advertising Institute website and select all the companies you don't want serving you customized ads via cookies Also, turn off Ad Tracking on Facebook by visiting Settings and clicking on Ads.
Make sure to edit the option for ads based upon my use of websites and apps, as well as ads on apps and websites off of the Facebook companies.
In San Francisco, I'm Lexy Savvides, CNET.com for CBS News.
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