As soon as I finished confirming my email address (hadn't even tweeted!), Twitter locked my account and demanded my phone number.
When I tried to appeal this locking, it brought up a message saying I had to pass a captcha and that Google (!) would collect information about me.
Every step is an attempt to gather far more data than they need.
Of course we have photos of #AishwaryaAtCannes—in fact, we’ll go one better, and include video from last night. http://lucire.com/insider/20180513/festival-de-cannes-day-5-82-women-stage-protest-aishwarya-rai-bachchan-helen-mirren-kendall-jenner-on-red-carpet/ #Lucire
Nice to see an Asian take out #Eurovision again.
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I thought Nissan's decision to stop selling passenger cars here was just a simple case of supply and demand, but the official explanation is essentially "we couldn’t be arsed keeping up with regulations". http://autotalk.co.nz/news/nissan-zealand-traditional-passenger-cars
Araya A. Hargate, Deepika Padukone, Praya Lundberg, Kangana Ranaut attend Festival de Cannes’ day 4 http://dlvr.it/QScDJw
Privately referred by a friend (who might not want me to link him): why the élites always rule. https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/uk/2017/01/why-elites-always-rule
Lot of Tweets about #Brooklyn99. Before tonight, never heard of it. But very happy its fans are pleased.
In support of our nurses who want safer working conditions and better pay. https://www.instagram.com/p/BiqMssLhWUp/?taken-by=jack.yan
Facebook can claim a rise in user numbers (which I have long maintained are bullshit) but this independent service has their traffic down 5 per cent (or 1,300 million visits) in April. https://www.similarweb.com/website/facebook.com
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