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How Facebook Exposed Us All as Freaks

The damage is done. Beacon and tracking regimes like it violate the unwritten soc-site covenant: They don’t care who you think you are or who you’d like other people to think you are. They barely glance at your meticulously managed profile — Chabon on the nightstand, Beirut on the iPod, gut carefully sucked in. Instead, they tail you, dissecting you site by site, purchase by purchase.

Scott Brown, How Facebook Exposed Us All as Freaks

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Paul Love

Written by Paul Love who lives and works in Edinburgh building useful things.