Facebook knows me better than my wife does

Big data and predictive analytics are eroding individual privacy

“Some recent articles have suggested that we must be listening to people’s conversations in order to show them relevant ads,” said Facebook in a 2016 statement titled Facebook Does Not Use Your Phone’s Microphone for Ads or News Feed Stories. “This is not true.”

The statement was in response to articles and social media accusations based on eerie coincidences.

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Pete Lead

I work with startups, teach entrepreneurship, and freelance in improv and leadership coaching.