By Yael Grauer via Medium – Let’s put something to rest: Facebook isn’t spying through your phone’s microphone to serve you ads for sweatshirts and seltzer water. It probably couldn’t even if it wanted to. But if the social network isn’t listening to you, that doesn’t mean the rest of the world isn’t watching. Advertisements in the real world are becoming more technologically sophisticated, integrating … Continue reading Creepy Ads vs Individual Privacy; With No Legislation, Privacy Always Loses
By Sheera Frenkel, Nicholas Confessore, Cecilia Kang, Matthew Rosenberg and Jack Nicas via New York Times: Sheryl Sandberg was seething. Inside Facebook’s Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters, top executives gathered in the glass-walled conference room of its founder, Mark Zuckerberg. It was September 2017, more than a year after Facebook engineers discovered suspicious Russia-linked activity on its site, an early warning of the Kremlin campaign to … Continue reading Corporate Cover-Up. Why Are We Still On Facebook? It’s A Horrible Company With No Regard To It’s Users While Buying Politicians Via Hiring Their Family Members. Shame On You Chuck Schumer!