A few weeks ago I decided I was going to kill my Facebook Data Double, Char Char. Char Char started as Charlene Weston (my maiden name), a profile created during my last Facebook identity crisis back in 2008, in an attempt to disentangle my personal and professional networks. I created the new profile to play. By mid-2009,… Continue reading Killing Char Char
It has been a while since I blogged about Facebook, but when my room mate texted me to ask me to check her feed for private messages, a few things bubbled out that are worth sharing. The very first thing I thought when I heard about the alleged privacy breach was, “What a great idea… Continue reading Just me and my Facebook Data Double
So I’ve been thinking a lot about Facebook lately (surprise, surprise), and it seems to me that there is an awful lot of faith being put into the effectiveness of the market research and targeted advertising occurring there… faith that is perhaps unfounded, but there nonetheless. I’m fairly sure that things such as cost-benefits analyses… Continue reading Data Double Liberation?