Facebook's new social apps can also track -- and broadcast -- activity that happens on other sites if they're linked to your Facebook account. Yahoo News broadcasts every headline you read on the site into Facebook's Ticker and your Timeline. To turn that off, toggle your "Social" setting to "OFF," which also turns the icon next to Social from green to red.
As Facebook's Ticker delves into social sharing, its new features walk the privacy line.
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