“Basically, if you took one of the surveys, your data was taken. Worse, the discrepancy between the 270,000 users who participated in the surveys and the 50,000,000 who had their data taken is because Facebook didn't just allow access to the survey-takers, but to the friends of the survey-takers as well.”
So it doesn’t matter how careful you are with your Facebook account, it also depends on how careful your friends are.
This would probably be unenforceable given the first amendment. This is almost unbelievable, but then you stop and think and realize this is exactly the kind of thing Trump would do. He has no problems taking away other people’s rights if it means protecting himself.
But his demeanour this week during a CBC Ottawa radio interview with host Robyn Bresnahan was entirely consistent with the man Towhey and Filion described. Ford boasted. He bristled with anger. He baited and belittled the host. He balked at being asked to explain contradictions in his proposals.
Bresnahan asked how Ford could cut as much spending as he claims without cutting jobs. “Very simple. You haven’t done it. I’ve done it. That’s the difference. Next question.”
Lots of good information here. If you’ve ever wondered why you get the types of ads you do on Facebook or Instagram, this article provides some insight.