Online Advertising: Crash Course Media Literacy #7

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You’re being watched. That sounded more sinister than I intended, but online, it’s true. Facebook, Instagram, Amazon, Netflix… the list goes on and on. They’re watching what you do, what you shop for, what you watch… all of it. And have you actually read the Terms of Service? In this episode of Crash Course Media Literacy, Jay talks about how Online Advertising works and why companies want to know everything you’re looking at.

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Resources:
Reading the Privacy Policies You Encounter in a Year Would Take 76 Work Days https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/03/reading-the-privacy-policies-you-encounter-in-a-year-would-take-76-work-days/253851/

Children’s commercial media literacy: new evidence relevant to UK policy decisions regarding the GDPR http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/mediapolicyproject/2017/01/26/childrens-commercial-media-literacy-new-evidence-relevant-to-uk-policy-decisions-regarding-the-gdpr/

Stanford researchers find students have trouble judging the credibility of information online https://ed.stanford.edu/news/stanford-researchers-find-students-have-trouble-judging-credibility-information-online

Let Consumers See What’s Happening https://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2010/12/02/a-do-not-call-registry-for-the-web/let-consumers-see-whats-happening

We Were a Nielsen Family — Here’s What It Was Like http://www.vulture.com/2015/12/nielsen-family-what-its-like.html

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Comments

ion ah says:

so nobody's going to point out Jay's weird obsession for Kate Winslet and Leonardo Dicaprio huh

Mr Prodigy says:

Martin Garix ft Khalid – Oceans has been haunting my up next these days. Sigh, remember See You Again by Charlie Puth and Wiz… Or Despacito, and how they LIVED in your up next lmao

Aria Invictus says:

The ugliness of Capitalism. Everything is a product. Including you.

Darren Watkins says:

Searching for techniques to generate income online. There's a shortcut to find all online working methods. Go to google and just type: "TheMakeMoneyOnlinePro".

Brent says:

Not enough Marshall McLuhan, the gawd damn father of media-ecology

Yoga Prasetyo says:

I think big data is a part of new digital era and whatever the reason, we cant close our eyes from this new era. We need to control ourselves online, than to log off from the internet forever

Carter McHugh says:

Fear mongering?

Lucio Fernandes says:

Do an internet courseee

JustZero says:

How is everyone learning from this, writing things down?

Tanxy Rogue says:

Bra..
I've been using youtube mainly for school these.

I swear all my ads now say "You should take this online Udemy course, It's taught by expert…."

I miss my old ads…

Mushroom House says:

wait were'd john go

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