What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a site saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. Cookies are widely used in order to make the sites functional or more efficient, and to offer information to the owner of the site.
How to manage cookies in your browserMost of the browsers allow you:
- to see your cookies and delete them individually
- to block cookies from third-parties
- to block cookies from certain websites
- to block set-up for all cookies
- to block all the cookies when you close the browser
If you choose to delete the cookies, you have to take into consideration the loss of certain preferences. Also, if you block cookies completely, numerous websites (including ours) will not function correctly, and transmission on the Internet will not function at all. For these reasons, we recommend not to block cookies completely when using our online transmission services.
For a logged-in user Facebook stores the following cookies: datr, fr, sb, locale, x-referer.
Datr Cookie - the purpose of the datr cookie is to identify the web browser being used to connect to Facebook independent of the logged in user. This cookie plays a key role in Facebook’s security and site integrity features.
The datr cookie generation and setting code has been reviewed and it has been confirmed that the execution path followed in the case of a request for social plugin content does not set the “datr” cookie.
The lifetime of the “datr” cookie is currently two years.
This is a persistent cookie.
Fr cookie - expires approximately in 3 months from the creation time.
Sb cookie - is a persistent cookie which means it will expire in 2 years from the creation time.
The locale cookie - it contains the display locale of the last logged in user on this browser.
This cookie appears to only be set after the user logs out.
The locale cookie has a lifetime of one week
X-referer Cookie - the Referer request header contains the address of the previous web page from which a link to the currently requested page was followed.
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