Block third party Facebook ads from using your name or photo

How to stop third party ads from using your personal information

Facebook may allow third party applications or ad networks to use your name or picture in ads in the future. Here's how you can stop that from happening.

1. Click the arrow drop down menu on the far right of the Facebook interface.

2. Click Account Settings.

3. Click the Facebook Ads link in the left nav bar.

4. Click the Edit Third Party Ad Settings link under the Ads Shown By Third Parties section.

5. Make sure that the "If we allow this in the future, show my information to" drop down menu is set to No One.

Facebook currently does not let third party apps or networks use your information, but they have made it clear on that page that they could do so in the future. Take action now to protect your private information.

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