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Security / Wednesday, Nov 23, 2022

Facebook Has Been Receiving Users' Financial Info From Tax Filing Websites

Major tax preparation companies including H&R Block, TaxAct, and TaxSlayer have been covertly sending private financial data to Facebook when Americans file their taxes online. Data on names and email addresses as well as frequently even more specific information, such as information on users' income, filing status, refund amounts, and dependents' college scholarship amounts, are provided through a commonly used code known as the Meta Pixel.

Source: The Verge

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