Facebook’s Fish Oil Salesmen, Glenn Greenwald in Brazil and More Morning #Mustreads
Here are some links for you to chew on for the rest of the day, brought to you by Re/code:
- Facebook makes a ton of money already, but it would like much more. The New York Times’ Vindu Goel takes a lengthy look at the company’s efforts to work with a single marketer — Reckitt Benckiser, Europe’s version of P&G — and what that means for the future of advertising.
- Also in the NYT, and perhaps more consequential: David Carr visits crusading journalist Glenn Greenwald’s home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where there are lots of dogs but not a lot of access to consistent electricity. Carr has a brief video chat with Greenwald as well.
- Responding to Anil Dash’s essay on Internet privacy, Microsoft Research’s danah boyd argues that Web users — particularly millennials — are figuring out the difference between being in public and being public.
- For Kottke, Tim Carmody wrote about how OkCupid’s experiment on its users is a perfect example of the hazy ethics of consumer privacy on the social Web.
- The Verge’s Ross Miller watched “Sharknado 2: The Second One” sober and alone last Wednesday (i.e. sober and not on Twitter). Which was apparently the worst possible way to do it.
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