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But mention the possibility that Facebook could use the study to better target ads, and the illusion of a safe social space is shattered. “If that’s the case that we wouldn’t want Facebook to better target ads, I think it in a sense it violates the natural experience that we like to think we’re having,” Buchanan says. “We buy into the man behind the curtain.” … [Read more...] about Why Did We Care About the Facebook Contagion Study? Or Did We Even Care At All?
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Before COVID-19, online accessibility was moving forward, but at a crawl. The pandemic has shifted it into higher gear, which is an ironic and a welcome silver lining. Telecommuting, once an occasional option, has proven itself to be a potential long-term solution for many global companies. Online commerce, once an alternative to brick-and-mortar retail, has revealed itself, through its convenience and scope, to be a preferred way of shopping for millions of Americans, and it will likely only continue to expand after shelter-in-place laws are lifted. … [Read more...] about The pandemic revealed the importance of digital accessibility
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