Facebook labeled your political persuasion. Here’s how to check and delete it

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How do you swing politically?

Whatever your persuasion, Facebook thinks it knows.

For ads, Facebook has grouped users into five categories: very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal and very liberal.

Of course, what Facebook knows depends on what you post and how you interact with others. Post nothing political and Facebook knows nothing. But sounding off on Facebook is hard to resist.


A meme circulating on Facebook tells users how to check their political label. To check yours, go to account settings, ads, your information, your categories, US Politics.

Users can delete the information and any other category Facebook places them in for ads. You can also see what else…

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