There are plenty of stories out there of Facebook serving up an ad to someone who only spoke about a product to a friend. So Facebook has to be listening to you through your microphone, right? Our “techxpert” and TCL Executive Producer Christian Unser explains why that’s not what’s happening (but the reality might be even harder to believe)!
If you’re interested in limiting what Facebook has access to, the podcast “Reply All” posted a list of steps you can take. You can see that list here.