How much big companies know about your personal information ?
Security Baron has put good effort to create an infographic show which part your personal information kept by big companies which ends up as data mining.
Recent scandals of facebook involving 13 years old teen to pay $20 to install facebook research app which roots the phone via opening vpn connection. But Why collecting and risking much to just gather information from a teenagers ?
Data mining and integrating with AI developments ends up deciding marketing strategies to be more accurate and less risky. Consumers behaviors, reaching tools to market and promote directly, AI assumed strategies of promoting to right consumers, manufacturers of specific data provided will shorten product manufacturing cost, even governments is big buyers of data mining to “server and protect” missions to have intelligence upfront with help of AI is some of good examples can be done with users data.
Obviously if there is buyer there is seller which ends up in supply and demand circle to be completed. Small pieces of data gathered and collected ends up as batches which turns into money easily with eager marketing and competition world.
The picture gets more scary when users add more data into pile of data mining feed.
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