They “trust me.”

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Netflix’s relationship with Facebook was remarkably strong due to the former’s ad spend with the latter […] the companies formed a lucrative business relationship that included Facebook allegedly giving Netflix access to Facebook users’ private messages […] Meta said it rolled out end-to-end encryption “for all personal chats and calls on Messenger and Facebook” in December. And in 2018, Facebook told Vox that it doesn’t use private messages for ad targeting. But a few months later, The New York Times, citing “hundreds of pages of Facebook documents,” reported that Facebook “gave Netflix and Spotify the ability to read Facebook users’ private messages.”

Meta used a spyware to access user activities on rival platforms, including Snapchat and YouTube

Previously: I have over 4,000 emails, pictures, addresses, SNS. People just submitted it. I don’t know why. They “trust me.” Dumb fucks.

Nobody knows how AI works, expect more glitches and fails as it becomes a part of real-world products […] In another now-famous incident, Microsoft’s Bing chat told a New York Times reporter to leave his wife

‘To the train lady with dark brown hair … ’: extraordinary stories of four couples who found love via small ads

“Most of what’s passing for information right now is total fiction. I try to turn the lie back on itself.” Richard Prince: Early Photography, 1977–87 at Gagosian gallery in New York

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