Privacy is now a priority among browser-makers, but they may not go as far as you want in fighting pervasive ad industry trackers on the web.
Here’s a look at how you can crank up your privacy settings to outsmart that online tracking. Problems like Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal have elevated privacy protection on Silicon Valley’s priority list by showing how companies compile reams of data as you traverse the internet.
Their goal? To build a richly detailed user profile so that you can become the target of more accurate, clickable and thus profitable advertisements.
When the pandemic forced us into our homes to spend extended periods in contact only with a small circle of family members, it was one of the fastest, largest shifts of human behavior in memory. We’re just starting to understand the fallout.
About 1 in 8 were home alone.
Almost 2 in 5 were home with kids.
Almost half were in a household with another adult who was also suddenly sent home.
More than two-thirds were home with another adult, such as a stay-at-home spouse or retiree.