The Scam Industry

scam, advertising, society

With the controversy over the illegal data gathering of Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, and of course the abuse of it by the latter, Bloomberg has a nice bit of reporting on an not-so-underground scammer conference. Read how exactly this underbelly of big data advertising works. As a conference attendee notes:

They [Facebook] go out and find the morons for me.


Update: Even more reasons not to have any social media presence: a Guardian journalist shows in detail what was collected about him.