Social media is getting creepier and creepier. This is a reminder that Ello will never sell your data, spy on you, or try to manipulate you with opaque algorithms. Read about our Public Benefit Corp business filing & charter here.
Twitter puts trillions of tweets up for sale to data miners
* You think Facebook is free? Well, it'll only cost you your private life
* Why No One Is Surprised By Facebook, Twitter And Google Spying
<br>These companies have perfected surveillance as a business model. They spy on us for commercial gain. <br>
<br>Lured by "free" services on the internet, we click through to a digital emporium where we sacrifice our privacy. Every click, message and electronic trail is mined for profit. Every digital stroke makes money for them. The more time that you spend, the more money they make. There is little they don't know, almost nowhere they can't follow and nothing they can't tell about your digital life.
The net has effectively been captured. Government spying agencies on the one hand and Facebook and Google on the other are warehousing our data, mining our lives and minting theirs. Teenagers have decided that this infofest offers them too little protection from their parents.
How long before grown-ups decide that data-rich, digital anarchy also offers too little protection to them?
This is one of many reasons why we Ello
Reminds me of this article in Rookie which explains how these privacy policies work, including Tumblr, Instagram, and Snapchat in the fold. Otherwise, @cacheflowe covers it all!