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How to get rid of web ads that show what you've looked at on Amazon?

It seems now that anytime I "shop" online, i.e., look at anything in a shopping site such as Amazon, ads for that thing I looked at show up everywhere. For instance, I happened to click on ladybugs ...
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A good gateway for Facebook which doesn't require cookies?

What's a good gateway for Facebook? I've tried many, unsuccessfully. I can't install any software or enable cookies on a PC with Internet Explorer. Also, www.facebook.com is blocked. I've tried ...
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Does Gmail leak the contents of my email via ads?

I have assumed for some time that de facto Gmail leaks information about the contents of my email. Having just read a related question, I'm wondering if my assumption is correct. Suppose, for ...
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How does YouTube know my Google identity without my explicitly connecting?

I've found that recently when I visit YouTube, I am automatically logged in with my Google/Gmail Account. I don't like this at all. I do not want my video browsing history tied up with my Google ...
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Does LinkedIn access my cookies and Google search history for its suggestions? [closed]

LinkedIn seems to suggest people I may know. I believe, or it's my hypothesis, that LinkedIn scours information located in the cookie files on my computer and in some way accesses the information that ...
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How does Google keep web history?

Say I search for something in Google and click on a few results. After some time, if I again search for same thing, the search results show the earlier clicked links with different colours and ...
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How to track user activity on a website without requiring login?

I was just searching for a review on Yelp and I saw these (Useful, Funny, Cool) evaluation tags for a review. I was able to mark them even when I was not logged in, still they would retain the way I ...
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Google AdSense reloading?

Can I reload ads by myself in Google AdSense without full-page-reloading? For example refresh AdSense frame or call some script?
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imo.im remain logged in (remember me)

I am a frequent user of imo.im and use its google chrome plugin too. But since few days i am unable to use its autologin feature as they have removed the option in login page. So i have to log in ...
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VWCUK Cookie (Example VWCUK200) [closed]

Which app/site sets this cookie? If you search for Cookies in your browser, it's quite likely that this cookie is set by number of independent sites/domains.
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Blogger stats: How to exclude own visits?

Blogger real-time stats was just recently introduced. How can I exclude my own visits from counting in these statistics? I know it is possible to set a cookie to exclude self traffic in Google ...
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How can I get rid of Clicksor Gmail hijacking?

I'm having trouble with what appears to be mentioned in this article from The Washington Post, "New Tool to Automate Cookie Stealing from Gmail, Others". I found a few threads but I still get this ...