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Here's The Weird List Of Stuff Facebook Thinks About You

You'll probably be pretty surprised.

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Ever wonder WHY you get certain weird Facebook ads?

Facebook has been keeping tabs on you (shocker!), and it has a list of things you're interested in so that advertisers can target people with those specific interests. It also allows you to see that list (aka "preferences") and even edit it.

But it's a little tricky to find, so here's an easy walk-through. I guarantee you'll find something in your list that is totally weird and inexplicable.

You'll notice that a lot of these "preferences" are really, really........... weird.

Here are just some of the things that BuzzFeed staffers found listed in their "preferences":

Hans Zimmer

Broccoli

Cucumber

Vegetable Oil

Egg

Adventure

Try

Panic

Away from family

Away from hometown

Planking (fad)

Nonsense

Types of Business entity

Dundee United F.C. *(a small Scottish soccer team)

Gray wolf

Mammal

Frog

Miracle

Man

birth without fear

White

Tins and shades

Black culture

System of a Down discography

Bark (sound)

Bee

Vulture (animal)

Technology late adopters

First baseman

Professional wrestling holds

Gratitude

Oriental Orthodoxy

Crying

Time *(under the "Travel, Places, and Events" section)

Victory

Meme

Emotion

Housemate-based Households

Relationship status: single

Fun

Tunic

Lorry driver

Rings of Saturn

Human

Toilet

Bad news is there are HUNDREDS of these, and you have to X out of each one manually. Of course, even if you do delete them all, Facebook will swap in new ones later.

If you found any particularly weird things in your preferences, let us know!

Katie Notopoulos is a senior editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Notopoulos writes about tech and internet culture is cohost of the Internet Explorer podcast.

Contact Katie Notopoulos at katie@buzzfeed.com.

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