The Great Hack

How over 50 million Americans had their data stolen without their permission. I’m willing to bet that you have at least heard of “The Great Hack“. The great hack started back in the 2010’s when Facebook users’ data was collected by a British company, Cambridge Analytica. This company collected personal data belonging to millions ofContinue reading “The Great Hack”

Surveillance Capitalism: Your Private Data is Facebook & Google’s Marketing Tool

There is this misconception when it comes to targeted ads and personalized services. Many of us actually enjoy when a targeted ad shows up on Instagram suggesting that we buy the cute top we were eying or find the new sporting equipment we were researching on the side of our search engine. We make jokesContinue reading “Surveillance Capitalism: Your Private Data is Facebook & Google’s Marketing Tool”