The Real Cost of Using Social Media
Is self-expression worth the cost of our privacy?
It is often said, “If the product/website/app/etc. you’re using is free, you are the product.” That sounds terrifyingly dehumanizing, doesn’t it? But it is not true.
The reality is worse than that.
We are not even the product. Big social internet companies do not care about us. It is our data they want. Our data is the product. How do they get our data, t…