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What Facebook and Google are Hiding from world - Video

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posted on Dec, 14 2011 @ 04:40 PM
This is good that this is being discussed out in the open.

For those who can't watch this right now. It's a TED talk on how the internet is being shaped to our needs and also for the way we are allowed access to information by others too.

posted on Dec, 14 2011 @ 04:42 PM
FFS. The link worked on the preview. Sorry guys

posted on Dec, 14 2011 @ 04:42 PM
The link is not working....

posted on Dec, 14 2011 @ 04:46 PM

This one???

posted on Dec, 14 2011 @ 04:55 PM
Yes, thanks

posted on Dec, 14 2011 @ 05:07 PM
Good job,
I like the TED thing, i've seen a few videos

This one is very true though, i noticed it too, just not as deeply as he did. I was like "wtf.. google is different..."
More media control, dont you think?

posted on Dec, 14 2011 @ 05:09 PM
Great video.

Always interesting to listen to what these speakers have to say.
Thanks for the vid.

posted on Dec, 14 2011 @ 05:31 PM
This makes it all easy to create interest groups, for those who have the same ideas. If you haven't noticed lately the orgy of interest groups on facebook or youtube etc... For example if your anti-government and you hang on one of these sites, you and your "friends" are easy targets by the government,...Your grouped together and thinking alike... They fear the lonewolf, it is better to feed him than starve him.

They are creating ant like societies with division of interest, making it easy to mold you into a worker ant. This is what the internet filter is all about, control... It's pure evil....

posted on Dec, 14 2011 @ 05:44 PM
We're being catalogued.

posted on Dec, 14 2011 @ 09:56 PM
I've noticed them targeting me through my searches. For example I needed a rolling carrying case for my sewing machine. I found one and purchased it from

After that, I started getting advertising pop ups for the exact same case that I had purchased. Don't they know that I already bought one, how many sewing machines do they think I have? Why don't they try to sell me needles or fabric, since they know I sew?

Also, why do they try to sell me Pampers, when I am searching for a recipe? I have no little children, and couldn't care less about diapers? They really don't taylor their technology very well just yet.
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posted on Dec, 15 2011 @ 07:28 AM
thats why i use (google without ip storage & all the nasty stuff) + a lot of addons to kill all lso/advertisement-spy cookies, use only trash mails for registrations (and if i want to keep a real account i change it to a real one), https everywhere and so on...

i noticed this two years ago when i was explaining something via phone to my brother and we needed google and my result (the needed one) was like 2-3 pages away at my brothers google...thats when i realized that you really have to be carefull, not only because of your data, also because you cannot enjoy the internetz like it should be - its now the google-net....

posted on Dec, 15 2011 @ 07:40 AM
As an internet marketer, i myself am very paranoid/careful..i KNOW how much Google/Amazon etc. is tracking. They know what sites you go on, demographics, age, income, education etc.

Ever ordered something from amazon? Isn't it amazing how Amazon always knows exactly what you are interested in? They always send me ads/emails "custom targeted" to exactly what i am interested in. From a marketing point of view it's genius - but also frightening!

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posted on Dec, 15 2011 @ 07:57 AM
This is one of the main reasons why I hardly use google anymore.

One is never truly alone with a rubber duckie. Try a web search engine that doesn't bubble or edit your search results. Sure it's the olde fashioned, but hey I survived it, you can too.

That's just one example, there are many more search engines then google.

posted on Dec, 15 2011 @ 08:00 AM
reply to post by flexy123

thats why i am asking a lot of (including you now) internet marketing people that it should be required by law to shop WITHOUT making an account - guest login....i orderd 3 items from 3 shop in america and ALL requiered to make an account - two of them are not deletable...this sux...2 more pages with my money-account, email, address and personal details & order history...2 more databases for hackers to make a jackpot... ~.~ so my friend, please spread this idea =)
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posted on Dec, 15 2011 @ 08:44 AM
This is, not so much an invasion of privacy, as a complete denial of the information we seek. It seems pretty dangerous that you can be categorised by your interests and internet searches, by the position your are sitting :O

Just think, when it comes time to lock up civilians, we'll all be categorised as the ones most likely to be a "problem" ... be very scared.

posted on Dec, 15 2011 @ 09:14 AM
I haven't watched the video yet, but I hate Facebook and Google. I don't touch Facebook at all, I still do use Google but I've cut down on what I do use, and am planning on cutting them out entirely. They have done to the internet what corporations have done to every other industry. Bought out everything and made themselves kings. Long running independent sites are dying and getting few visitors, just like independent businesses have gone bust due to getting few customers. Bad news. Its no wonder this world is in the mess its in when most of the money is concentrated in the hands of a few and they make it very difficult for smaller companies to do well, and when they do grow, they get swallowed up or forced under.

Nothing is more dangerous than corporate greed.

posted on Dec, 15 2011 @ 10:13 AM
Can anyone help me deciding how to use search engines I am still learning and have been on the internet a lot-howevr I don't use google I have bing and also 2.) how to delete e-mail accts. 3.)I do not use facebook I want tostart my own art website or just craigslist -very concerned!

posted on Dec, 15 2011 @ 11:04 AM
Fight back by limiting and filtering what has access to your personal computer.
Remove the information that is saved on your computer by the sites you visit and ads that can be used to catalog you ( cookies ).

If you have access to your router's configuration page, switch over to OpenDNS as your nameservers for resolving web addresses.


List of Adservers and other junk on the web to block.

Ad servers list
Hijackers and unwanted Adware/Spyware
A bunch of other stuff to block

Makes choices, don't just submit and accept.

posted on Dec, 15 2011 @ 11:17 AM
Yes!!Wake Up People!
They've been telling people about this for years...But,what do you use???..Google gmail,Google Chrome,Google search>?Google Watch

This is why we use the secure GIBIRU as our homepage Secure homepage
Don't have to see that 'leftwing' news 'crap' that (AP) Associalist Press puts on Yahoo,AOL,Ask (Myway), MSN, front page.
Want to see how many web sites are tracking your ass as you surf the web....go to the free service Who Is Tracking You?

But you still GOOGLE IT !?!

I guess it's the same people the subscribe to the 'leftwing' NY&LA Time,Huffington Post-AOL,TIME&Newsweek,Esquire,Rollingstone and watch CNN,MSNBC-GE,ABC,CBS,NBC national news,HBO's-Maher, Oprah..even though they are destroying our nation and our freedoms.

The same people that are subscribed to AARP's lv for Obamacare.

The same people that go to the movies, even though they can't stand Obama 'lapdogs' loudmouths, Clooney,Hank,Cusack,Spielberg,Alec Baldwin,Dicaprio,Andy & Fonzie & Howard,Freeman,Glover,and Matt Damon on and on!

Love the country music 'true' USA patriots...but still buy music by Democratic 'lefty's' ,Tim McGraw,Faith Hill, Sheryl Crow!!

Knows that socialist Harry Reids SEIU Las Vegas 'thugs' hijacked the election for him, but they still go to Las Vegas and help finance these criminal's jobs.

And go on vacation to Hawaii, even though they know that Hawaii is hiding the 'truth' about this lying, foreign national that we have as POUS!Hawaii The Treason State!

Will vote Democrat ,even though they hate socialism?

Give me a break people...You going to wait till your well runs dry!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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posted on Dec, 15 2011 @ 11:40 AM
reply to post by windword

I hear you. I run Linux, Firefox with security extensions, a proxy server, an HTTP proxy, my IP is masqueraded, and I still get spammed to death for products. I get emails from girls telling me that they "saw my profile" on a social site, when I have never once joined a social site, and have no profile there. I get emails from Nigerian Bank officials telling me I have millions waiting for me, all I have to do is provide my name, address, phone number, and bank account number, and they will transfer the money. The snooping is getting bad, people.

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