Online Privacy Category

April 1, 2019

Why Targeted Ads Are a Serious Threat to Your Privacy

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Advertisements are everywhere. Traditional ads appear on billboards and road signs, where they can reach the largest number of people in an area. You see them in newspapers and magazines, where they can appeal to a large or niche readership. They serve as a way for people selling products to connect with others who may need, or want, to buy. Targeted ads go further. They go after you specifically in order to deliver ads for products you’re more likely to want, scooping up vast amounts of information about you in the process. What Are Targeted Ads? Image Credit: Aaron Sebastian…

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