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With the whole world putting Facebook under a microscope for their advertising platform practices, have you ever taken a look at the information being used to target you?

https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences

The "Advertisers you've interacted with" tab can be pretty eye opening...
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by:Kyle Santos
#motherofgod
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by:Anthony Pangilinan
Did I miss the point of the whole Facebook targeted ad controversy? I still don't get what the  big issue is.
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by:Craig Kehler
Well there was this guy who had some fun with targeted ads... http://ghostinfluence.com/the-ultimate-retaliation-pranking-my-roommate-with-targeted-facebook-ads/ :)
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by:Lucas Bishop
Did I miss the point of the whole Facebook targeted ad controversy? I still don't get what the  big issue is.

TBH, there isn't much controversy, legally, as far as Facebook is concerned.

The actual controversy is that a 3rd party business leached a ton of Facebook data (legally by asking users permission for it) and sold it (which violates the Facebook TOS) to a 4th party (Cambridge Analytica). The 4th party used the data to try and influence political races, by targeting the data on Facebooks ad platform. This has caused half the world to lose their mind and point a finger at Facebook.

The big issue is that most people don't realize the psychographics they're willingly sharing with Facebook, or that the web sites/apps they use are sharing back to Facebook. Now that the curtain is lifted, they're up in arms.
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by:Kyle Santos
Well there was this guy who had some fun with targeted ads... http://ghostinfluence.com/the-ultimate-retaliation-pranking-my-roommate-with-targeted-facebook-ads/ :)
That's messed up.  xD
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by:Anthony Pangilinan
@Lucas - Ok so I'm just not trippin because I understand Internets. That's what I thought.
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by:Lucas Bishop
I'm just not trippin because I understand Internets
T-shirt-worthy
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