So Google knows where you are if you’re using an Android phone. Even with location services turned off. Great piece from Keith Collins at Quartz
The cell tower addresses have been included in information sent to the system Google uses to manage push notifications and messages on Android phones for the past 11 months, according to a Google spokesperson. They were never used or stored, the spokesperson said, and the company is now taking steps to end the practice after being contacted by Quartz
So why collect the info then?
You can only win, if someone else loses. By that deduction, you are constantly comparing yourself to someone else.
Why not try to be happy regardless of others? (Hint: it kinda works)
This has got to be the way. Vespa Elettrica
Go and visit Webkay. You can see what any website you visit knows about you. Location, the device you’re using, your IP address, social media accounts you’re logged in to, etc. It also handily tells you how to plug these information leaks by using various services.
Oh and by the way, they ARE using this info. Don’t think for a minute that they aren’t.
I think that most people know what an iPod is. It’s synonymous with Apple right? Well, maybe you’ll be surprised to hear, that Apple watch is coming up fast on peak iPod revenue.
Everyone kind of knows that Facebook gathers info… but did you realize how fucking much?
Crucially, feeling ugly is entirely independent of what anyone actually looks like. There are beauties who are sickened by their looks and grizzled munchkins breezily at ease with themselves.