I was speaking with a family member today about job posting site and one of the sites uses Google and/or Social Sign on. I discouraged the use of it and instead encouraged traditional login method i.e. username/email, I am shocked and depressed to let you guys know that they didn't care, I told them that Google login supported by the site explicitly requested full account access which is a big no from me. To which their reply was I use it all the time and it's safe, everyone uses it. (1/2)
After hearing that I died for a moment, I felt very anxious, and disappointed by the current state of our world. We are very connected and are being exploited as we speak even know it or not.
People give up their minds and become slaves by feeding off of constant exploitative marketing and business practices.
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I was one of the few people who (at the age of 14/15) had access to Facebook and have the first hand experience of being hooked by the algo and exploited.)
@null0x0 I'm from India and i know how bad it is. It's very hard to convince people about how much having " data privacy" matters. It might also be because we have worse problems to deal with. But this tradeoff with privacy is not worth.
The more private you go, the less convenient your life becomes. And it's the "less convenient" life is what people are reluctant to have.
Your last sentence sums up the issue very well. We have major economic and educational issues which exacerbate this issue greatly. See Tiktok or Asstagram(IG) etc..
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