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I don't trust Facebook. I deleted my account, but I don't want them getting information from me from other sites, either; for instance, those with "Like" buttons cause my browser to request assets from their site, which tells them my IP address and other information that they could use to identify me. By logging this, they could know a lot about my activities.

I'm thinking I could set my browser not to request images from their site, but I'm not sure if that's enough.

What browser settings or other software can make me completely invisible to Facebook as I browse the web?

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If you recewntly delted your self it can take upto 60 days before you get removed form search engine indexing. By the way.. did you know that even you pressed delete.. all your information is still stored on the servers for statistical information. You can request those details via your lawyer using the privacy act, and they will send you a CD.. but when you signed up you agreed to let facebook keep data about you, and you cant force them to delete it.. owned. – ppumkin Jan 23 '12 at 14:08
@ppumkin: Depends; EU citizens can. EU law trumps Facebook terms. – MSalters Jan 23 '12 at 15:04
@MSalters ohh yea.. you are right.. thanks for adding that – ppumkin Jan 23 '12 at 15:07

You can block all facebook trackers using Ghostery (works best in firefox) . If you prefer to load Facebook plugins anonymously use Priv3 (another firefox extension)

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Nice tools.. Never knew stuff like that existed – ppumkin Jan 23 '12 at 14:38

You can also modify your hosts file to point (and another facebook's hostnames) to

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Clever. For users who don't understand this, it would mean that when my computer tries to load an image or other resource from Facebook's site, it would look for it on its own network address, not find the resource, and give up. Facebook would never know about the request. – Nathan Long Jan 30 '12 at 14:29

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