Facebook Photo Ads – Block them while you can

One of the smart kids told me recently about a way to block your photos from being used in Facebook ads. Here is what Amber had:

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It is pretty straightforward to do, and I recommend you do it. Here is the text from Amber:

On Friday, Facebook will start using your photos in ads that will appear on the profile page of your contacts. It’s legal and is mentioned in the fine print when you create your account. TO stop this do the following: Account, Account Settings, Then click on Facebook Ads ( tab…), choose "No one" on the drop-down menu and save changes. Copy this and use in a status update. ***PASS ALONG***

This oddly is located in Account Settings and not the more intuitively named Privacy Settings section of the profile. Here is my account configured accordingly:

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Click it up!

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