@dansup *snorts* support businesses that rely on ads. As if any of those so called "businesses" that rely on ads were ones that I would want support in the first place.
@dansup Not sure why Facebook cares so much. For larger advertisers, this change matters quite a bit as it will forcibly change their marketing strategy, but for smaller advertisers, there's already a workaround that still allows tracking events. The difference between the two is the limit to only 8 trackable conversions per website, instead of a previously unlimited number. It doesn't protect user data as much as it limits the number of actions on a website advertisers can track.
@dansup Tracking activity outside of Instagram? It's the good old handcuff strategy: first make your product essential to a lot of people, and then push things they would never have accepted in the first place.
@dansup I would prefare to
pay a social media flatrate
and get anonymous access to all content,
without adds, cokies and no data collection. (just dreaming)
@dansup translation: "block activity tracking if you'd rather pay for services than have your privacy violated"
@dansup even if you needed to pay to use Instagram, that wouldn't make you their customer. You are and always will be the product being sold. Your time, attention and well being is the product that Instagram sells to its customers, the ad companies and data sponges.
@dansup I am looking forward to clicking "No" on so many app prompts in the next month. Fun fun fun.
@dansup "If you're not paying for the service with your wallet, you're paying for it with your privacy"
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@dansup The way that's phrased is pretty wild.
"Please let us continue to track everything you're doing on your phone."
I really need to find a decent Pixelfed instance ASAP.
@dansup i ALWAYS want my ads to be personalized to me! Always looking for more insecurities for capitalism to project onto me 😌😌
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