Surveillance based targeted advertising needs to just die, and the sooner the better. If anything good comes from it, it's overwhelmingly outweighed by the costs to human rights, civil liberties, and democracy.
@liw Apropos of anything in particular?
(Note that I agree fully.)
Facebook should simply be liquidated.
Google too, at this point.
On the internet, everyone knows you're a cat — and that's totally okay.