I was recently afforded the amazing opportunity to get paid to ditch Facebook.

This is an opportunity I literally could not pass up.

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I’d read about this before in the news, and figured it was some sort of scam, and then they (I guess?) randomly selected me to invite me to the study, so I accepted. In order to participate, they poll you about your political opinions, turn your Facebook off, and then poll you again later. It could be that the thing is an honest way to see how Facebook exposure impacts political opinions in the run up to the election. …

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There’s an episode of the UK TV Show “Black Mirror” called Be Right Back, where a grieving widow uses an online service that builds an AI profile of her deceased husband. …


BJ Campbell

Conscientious objector to the culture war. I think a lot. mirror: www.freakoutery.com writer at: www.opensourcedefense.org beggar at: www.patreon.com/bjcampbell

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