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Time spent with a newspaper in 2006 and in 2010

why-online-news-revenue-will-never-equal-newspaper-revenue-o.png from… – StumbleUpon. I had no idea so little time was being spend on news. Only 1 min and 12 seconds a day. How can you understand anything like that?

Google Isn’t Always Right and how to opt-out of advertisements (via laurentravis)

Google's homepage in 1998

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So it got the majority of the list about what it knows about one person. What does it know about you? I am curious so I checked out the link in the article. It was incorrect what it thought it knew about me but it gave me the chance to delete it and opt-out. I did. Go check out the article.

I recently attended an event sponsored by Google and the DCAdClub where the evening focused on changes at Google and how they may influence the marketing and advertising industries. One of the hot topics of the night was about Google’s targeted ad preferences. If you haven’t heard about this, it’s basically where Google tracks the sites you visit and then place targeted ads on future sites you visit based on what it perceives as your interests. W … Read More

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Report: Privacy worries many Facebook, Google users Web Macworld

Quel ricco sfondato di Mark Zuckerberg, founde...

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Report: Privacy worries many Facebook, Google users Web Macworld. It is interesting isn’t it?  People complain and they also don’t want to do anything about it.  I, for one, am no longer using Facebook and considering dropping Google as well.  At the very least I have installed an extension called Keep My Opt-Outs – Version: 1.0.10 – Permanently opts your browser out of online ad personalization via cookies.

It is creepy to see advertising that is targeted and knows my location.