In their continuation of what online marketers know about you, the Wall Street Journal reports on groups scraping pages and services to reveal identities and link pseudonyms to real names. “Social networks are becoming the new public records.” My rule of thumb: if I put anything on the Web, I’m assuming it’s public.
Scrapers dig deep for data on the Web
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Interactive: How Americans Get to Work
The way that people get around can say a lot about how a place is made up. Here’s an interactive map that shows how people get to work in America.
Relationship Status Geography
Some places attract young singles, whereas others attract married couples and families. I was curious how this varied across the country, so I mapped it.
One Drink Per Day, Your Chances of Developing an Alcohol-Related Condition
While a drink a day might increase your risk of experiencing an alcohol-related condition, the change is low in absolute numbers.