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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Unemployment and Occupation
Unemployment has hit some industries more than others. Here’s how the most recent estimates compare against last year’s.
Charting All the Beer Styles
The Beer Judge Certification Program lists 100 styles of beer. Here’s a chart for all of them.
The Stages of Relationships, Distributed
Everyone’s relationship timeline is a little different. This animation plays out real-life paths to marriage.
you gotta figure that anything put out there socially is “available”. I put as much out as I can, and it’s all been under a public assumption… somebody will find use in it… maybe a personal history for later in life. I don’t know what I’m going to do with my own record, but it’s all there.
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