Reader 06/26/2021 (Sat) 09:26:54 Id: a3ccca No.17691 del
>>17690
>but what's going on in the picture you just posted?

>Facebook has targeted ads.
>Most people don't know how far those ads go.
>Signal, a whatsapp/telegram competitor, purchased some ads.
>But instead of making normal ads, they made pic related.
>Now everybody knows facebook knows more about you than you do.

The power of big data statistics lies in predicting human or market behavior.
It's like weather predictions, you don't know how it works, but with enough of a sampling you can detect patterns, and create a model of what happens without needing to understand why.
It is very creepy, and you should protect yourself from it.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2012/02/16/how-target-figured-out-a-teen-girl-was-pregnant-before-her-father-did/
>With enough information on a woman's purchasing habits, you can predict if they are pregnant before they know it.
Target did it to sell more diapers and baby stuff.