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The Curly Fry Conundrum


Is my internet the same as yours?


Filter Bubble Revisited

More on The Filter Bubble, 4 years on:


Who's Framing the Narrative You See?

Image from; used under the Teach Act and Fair Use guidelines.


More on online tracking

The information here is closely correlated to the video above, but presented quite differently and with an emphasis on the advertising industry.


Google Privacy Checkup


Assess yourself:

Think about your last 5 searches. What do they say about you?


A few more things you should know

Fact: Statistically speaking, people say they care about online privacy but they don't actually take action to ensure privacy.

Fact: Online privacy is a myth. The best we can do is be aware and take control of our information as much as possible, but see fact 1.

Fact: Once you post something or share it, it's out of your control. Even something on Snapchat.

What you say and do online has real world repercussions. What you say and do in the real world has online repercussions. It's an endless cycle of behavior and identity and if we pretend online is other, or that actions online shouldn't or don't count, we risk a lot.


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