If internet hackers can break into your computer monitor, can they do they same to our phones? I always wondered if cell phone companies and law enforcement agencies are doing the same. Shockingly, more than 80% of people use smartphones on the toilet. Have you ever wondered if someone can see you while you’re doing your business while looking at the screen? Have you been talking about a certain product and all of a sudden you see an ad? The NEW ID drivers license is all about facial recognition. Facebook and now Instagram’s algorithm controls the ordering and presentation of ads based on our likes and dislikes. Have you thought about deleting your account or going dark for a while?
We want people to like, share and subscribe to our pages and channels, but there is a down side to the fame and fortune. Some social media influencers get death treats from these dangerous folks, but once they find out where we live that’s pretty creepy. Abuse comes from anonymous accounts, but sometimes people are pretty bold and straight up bullies. The hidden hateful algorithms of social media platforms can create hate as we’ve seen during political campaigns. As technology chases and follows us around on a daily basis, it’s hard to hide from it. If you can live without social media, let me know.