Tech freebies, Facebook tracking and secure gadgets are discussed in this week's Tech Q&A. Q: I heard that Facebook is tracking me when I shop in retail stores now. How can I make this stop? A: Facebook is partnering with actual stores, so they're not just collecting data from your browser but your real-life activities. This practice is called "off-Facebook activity," and it's already in use by retail chains like Macy's and Dick's Sporting Goods.
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