“If you are not paying for it, you're not the customer; you're the product being sold.” Collecting & selling data is a huge business. The apps we all use broadcast our location. You can buy potential customer path data. Where did they go after that uber ride?pic.twitter.com/lGtnYRORFG
Social media is causing complete destruction of society.
I don’t believe Facebook cares !!!
@instagram mission statement: We harvest as much user data as possible regardless of the contents being shared. Our algorithms push more sharing of contents to all users - young and old. We then sell the data to ad brokers to generate revenues.
Instagram. Facebook. ToMAYto, ToMAHto.
And boys. It doesn’t get the clicks but young men are absolutely suffering body dysmorphia at higher rates. I can’t help but think it’s related to social media as well.
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more important bit is when they learned of this. media should applaud companies that self-monitor their affects on mental health. otherwise the effect is going to be teh opposite. these companies will just put their hands on their ears and act like its all okay 24/7.