RT @DuckDuckGo@twitter.com: This quiz highlights how much personal info you may be unknowingly giving Google.
"[Terms of Service & Privacy Policies are] critical for users to understand what, exactly, the company is selling, & where their personal data & content are going."
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RT @firstname.lastname@example.org "Finding Scrooge," Jason C. McDonald's original sequel to #AChristmasCarol, is out now! Pick up your copy from your favorite bookseller. God bless us, everyone! #FindingScrooge #Dickens
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RT @ThePoke@twitter.com: You won’t find a better metaphor for Brexit than this one involving cake. via @Gary_Bainbridge@twitter.com
5. Facebook has been collecting "shadow data" - personally identifiable information [PII] taken from its users devices about their friends. In other words, they collect and sell PII without the consent of the person. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/you-gave-facebook-your-number-security-they-used-it-ads
4. Cambridge Analytica and Facebook's data were also involved in throwing the Brexit vote. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/mar/27/brexit-groups-had-common-plan-to-avoid-election-spending-laws-says-wylie
2. Facebook aided the Communist Vietnam government in silencing anti-government protesters. https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/facebook-removes-159-anti-government-accounts-at-vietnam-s-request-official-3688612.html
1. Facebook aided Duterte in his takeover in the Phillipines. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-12-07/how-rodrigo-duterte-turned-facebook-into-a-weapon-with-a-little-help-from-facebook They removed pro-Duterte pages AFTER he was elected, although they continue to assist the new Philippines government. https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/11/17/1869308/philippines-government-requested-data-42-facebook-users
I hear a lot of people say that they use #Facebook anyway because they don't really care if Facebook has their data. On the one hand, that's fair. HOWEVER...Facebook profits from that data, meaning users are providing something of value to them. Consider this, then...
This is wild! Someday my kids will study about this in school, and I'll say "yeah, I remember when they discovered those things."
RT @M_A_Larson@twitter.com Rare microbes lead scientists to discover new branch on the tree of life https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/hemimastigotes-supra-kingdom-1.4715823
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