What began as fun, new thing is starting to become uncomfortably creepy.
That social network that promised to bring far-away friends and family closer together or that photo-sharing app that allowed us to celebrate the mundane, daily moments with cool filters have been increasingly frustrating to use.
From dark patterns that manipulate our behaviors to constant privacy scandals (see here and here) that treat us like nothing more than data-sheep to be sheared, I’ve lost track of the many examples of surveillance capitalism that exploit us.
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