How much is too much?

With technology being as advanced as it is now, it is reasonable to say that a bit of privacy will be compromised. Especially considering the many types of social media outlets that exist. For example, TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube just to name a few. There are people who will even make a living out of posting their entire life online for the whole world to see as a career. However, even if someone managed to avoid using social media, their data is still being tracked. Usually in the form of cookies, “a piece of data from a website that is stored within a web browser that the website can retrieve at a later time. Cookies are used to tell the server that users have returned to a particular website” (TrendMicro). I accept the fact that my credit card information and address are on Amazon. Personally I would not want to give up my credit card or address information but I am unaware if that specific information is being sold to companies. Though if that is the case then I guess that is the price to pay for using Amazon. I expect reasonable rewards from companies if they insist on breaching my privacy. The ability to use the many social media apps for free in exchange for personalized advertisements. Also, the decision to customize how much of my data can be seen and used.

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