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An Ad-Free Facebook Could Cost Users $11 A Month

11 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

One of the reasons why Facebook collects information on its users is because they can use that information to sell to advertisers, who can then create targeted ads to hawk products and/or services to Facebook users. Save for ad blocking, there is no official way to disable ads on Facebook. However earlier last week during Mark Zuckerberg's testimony to the US Congress, he seemed to hint that Facebook could be considering a paid version of its platform which presumably would not come with ads. However the question is, how much would an ad-free Facebook cost users? According to a report from...
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Analysis says Facebook would have to charge users $11-14/month to switch off ads

Analysis says Facebook would have to charge users $11-14/month to switch off ads

11 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

Part of the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal has been some people questioning Facebook's entire business model, based on learning as much as possible about users in order to expose them to highly-targeted ads.
The alternative would be a paid subscription - something CEO Mark Zuckerberg hasn't ruled out - but the costs might be significantly higher than some have suggested...
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Huawei P30 Pro lands, promising to be the ultimate phone camera

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Apple TV Remote app for iOS updated with new Siri Remote icon, stability...

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