Annotated Bibliography

Bromwich, Jonah. “Essena O’Neill, Instagram Star, Recaptions Her Life.” The New York Times. The New York Times, 03 Nov. 2015. Web. 10 Nov. 2015.

This is the NY Times article  about the teenage girl who became so obsessed with social media it consumed her life until she reached the breaking point at which she decided to delete all of her “irrelevant” photos and recaptioning all of the other ones she left up there on her instagram page until she finally deleted her page all together.

Burnham, Kristin. “10 Facebook Messenger Features You’re Not Using (but Should).” CIO. N.p., 30 June 2015. Web. 4 Nov. 2015.

An article from CIO telling people about how they “Should” use the facebook messenger app and its features users may have never heard of. However, when one reads the article the first thing that comes to mind is I can do all of these things with my phone and its a lot more private.

Russell, Linda. “Local App Expert Weighs in on Facebook Messenger Privacy Concerns.” N.p., 30 Aug. 2015. Web. 15 Nov. 2015.

A story from a local news station in Kentucky talking about the major privacy concerns that are associated with the use of the facebook “messenger” app. It goes on tell people that if they use the app the are giving permission to facebook to access your photos, microphone, camera, contacts, text messages, etc. at any time although most users believe this is simply because of all the functions the app can perform. Either way if one uses the app they are essentially giving their privacy away with the assumption that it won’t be violated, athough if it is, you agreed it in the terms and conditions.

Scherker, Amanda. Huffingtonpost. N.p., 23 July 2014. Web. 4 Nov. 2015.

Huffington Post article/video discussing the various privacy problems with facebook. At the bottom line, nothing you do or share on facebook. It is all being saved, or sold to companies so they can sell you the ads you see on your page, and if you use an ad blocker, facebook will not allow you to use the site until you give it permission to use ads and cookies.

Bort, Julie. “How To Discover Everything Facebook Knows About You.”Business Insider. Business Insider, Inc, 03 Jan. 2015. Web. 4 Nov. 2015.

An article from Business Insider  detailing everything that facebook knows about you whether you directly share it by posting or what they can figure things out about and the post shows you how to stop some of the tracking and ad use.

Rosoff, Matt. “The U.S. Leads the World in Government Requests for Facebook User Data.” Business Insider. Business Insider, Inc, 12 Nov. 2015. Web. 15 Nov. 2015.

A short but very important article from Business Insider that simply shows the numbers of goverment inquiries for Facebook user data. Not to mine but maybe to others, the US goverment leads in these requests by a landslide. They have requested date more than 3x more than the government which is second that is India.


**add in something about the first Twitter televison Ad you just saw.

^^find sources on twitter and their tracking/lack of privacy



One thought on “Annotated Bibliography

  1. I don’t see any scholarly, peer-reviewed sources here. Please go back to the week where we explored library resources about different kinds of sources and make sure you find the best possible evidence to support your argument.

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