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HTTP cookies are the most common. They are usually written and read by the site you are visiting (the "first party"), but also (depending on your browser and browser settings) written and read by third-party elements on the page you are visiting. Also common are small image elements, served from various tracking servers (these are common in commercial ...
Some developers also use Mixpanel to track your behavior and navigation on the site. Mixpanel can be used to trigger events on some action by the user and then the data collected is used for analytics.
HTTP Cookies are used to track your activites.
Ghostery is a (but certainly not the only) browser extension that alerts you to certain trackers/companies as you surf online. Ghostery tracks over 1,400 trackers and gives you a roll-call of the ad networks, behavioral data providers, web publishers, and other companies interested in your activity. I use it both to block tracking and as an alert ...
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