TikTok: "We have decided to bring our product offerings in line with the industry by activating the use of first- and third-party cookies" 💩 1/
NB: TikTok learns from the best, Facebook https://twitter.com/pixeldetracking/status/1412519363702370309 5/
"TikTok has become accustomed to Facebook and Instagram stealing its cool new features and video formats. So, it’s a refreshing change to see TikTok pilfer one of Meta’s innovations." https://www.adexchanger.com/online-advertising/tiktok-adds-third-party-cookies-to-its-pixel-and-tries-to-eat-facebooks-lunch/
How *refreshing* it is, the best of surveillance capitalism 🥳 6/
TikTok: "Events API is a server-side tracking solution and is immune to browser limitations such as browser loading errors, connectivity issues and ad blockers." https://ads.tiktok.com/marketing_api/docs?id=1701890979375106 🧐 8/
It seems that A LOT of websites are leaking your email to Facebook & TikTok, through basic forms, even in the EU https://www.wired.com/story/leaky-forms-keyloggers-meta-tiktok-pixel-study/ 👀 9/
"Unlike what is claimed in the linked help page, TikTok Pixel also sends hashed personal data when the user clicks links or buttons that in no way resemble a submit button." https://homes.esat.kuleuven.be/~asenol/leaky-forms/#leak-inspector 10/
@pixeldetracking ah, the trap finally closes. It's always like this, free and good until they get enough users, then all the anti patterns get added.
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