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Facebook Wants Me To Friend Girls Half My Age

But that’s not the most creepy part of the recommendation algorithm

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There I sat, scrolling through my Facebook feed, scanning updates from friends, groups, and sponsored ads for monthly murder mystery boxes, beer mugs crafted from baseball bats, and useless crowdsourced products. I mean, who needs an AI-powered flight control system for…




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David Leibowitz

David Leibowitz

Breaker of treadmills. Contributions in XBOX Mag, Forbes, CNN, OneZero & industry rags. @ retail, CPG, health/wellness, education, culture & tech.

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