Starting today, your face, name, and personal information could appear in Google ads.
Read more about the new terms here. But most importantly: opt out here.
I love that when I unclicked the box, it said ‘Your friends will be less likely to benefit from your recommendations’ as if NOT having my browsing and searching history show up everywhere they look is a negative thing…
I guess my face and name will lend real credibility to the middle aged chronically depressed grossly unhealthy marginal poverty market.
HEY GUYS, SUPER IMPORTANT, GO AND OPT OUT ASAP.
Especially since it’s unlikely that any of us got told about this and it’s just a thing that’s happening without us knowing about it.
Oh for the love of God that makes me uncomfortable.
All to often, when a service though a large corporation such as Google is free, you are not the customer. You are the product.
Wait, it’s switched on by default?
Fairly sure that’s illegal in the UK because of the data protection act.
So much for “don’t be evil.”
Out of My Damn Belfry
(1 month ago)