Online Advertising: Crash Course Media Literacy #7

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You’re being watched. That sounded more sinister than I intended, but online, it’s true. Facebook, Instagram, Amazon, Netflix… the list goes on and on. They’re watching what you do, what you shop for, what you watch… all of it. And have you actually read the Terms of Service? In this episode of Crash Course Media Literacy, Jay talks about how Online Advertising works and why companies want to know everything you’re looking at.

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Resources:
Reading the Privacy Policies You Encounter in a Year Would Take 76 Work Days https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/03/reading-the-privacy-policies-you-encounter-in-a-year-would-take-76-work-days/253851/

Children’s commercial media literacy: new evidence relevant to UK policy decisions regarding the GDPR http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/mediapolicyproject/2017/01/26/childrens-commercial-media-literacy-new-evidence-relevant-to-uk-policy-decisions-regarding-the-gdpr/

Stanford researchers find students have trouble judging the credibility of information online https://ed.stanford.edu/news/stanford-researchers-find-students-have-trouble-judging-credibility-information-online

Let Consumers See What’s Happening https://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2010/12/02/a-do-not-call-registry-for-the-web/let-consumers-see-whats-happening

We Were a Nielsen Family — Here’s What It Was Like http://www.vulture.com/2015/12/nielsen-family-what-its-like.html

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Comments

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Abdelali Barghout says:

The best thing i loved about this episod is when something is free, you’re the product ❤️ Thank you so much

koolguy Me says:

boi dis is scary

dinah guiritan says:

nice video…

Edward Burke says:

Will there be related videos on this topic?

George Gaines says:

Will there be related videos on this topic?

Heather Back says:

0:35

Beatriz Echenique says:

when you fit in the description "18-24 year old women with interest in science who live in Brazil" crazy scary

Roosevelt market says:

Ahh… am i too late to behave myself online?

madhurima Sanyal says:

amazing how you explain everything, thanks a bunch.

8020 Research says:

I really enjoyed watching this video 🙂

Tom Garden says:

Someone make a website with the terms of service of different companies but paraphrased into quick bullet points. Then also leave it open for discussion at bottom.

Fredrik Dunge says:

I got an add for online marketing on this vid on online advertisement.

J Lupus says:

Anyone still blaming Russia for the us election is an idiot.

Elijah Ford says:

This algerithom sure as hell doesn’t work on me, i’m 13 and i get adds for old men.

Ron Villejo says:

So online ads are like trolls and stalkers…

Gary McSpadden tech says:

Until the government decides to regulate it, it's either live with it or do without.

Iksbrown says:

Ah, I see that you too were followed by the demon hat.

Mollie Guan says:

Is there has text about this vedio?

therabbithat says:

I hate tracking cookies but I wouldn't mind telling my browser some of my interests that it could share with websites so I'd get relevant ads. is this the future?

ion ah says:

so nobody's going to point out Jay's weird obsession for Kate Winslet and Leonardo Dicaprio huh

Mr Prodigy says:

Martin Garix ft Khalid – Oceans has been haunting my up next these days. Sigh, remember See You Again by Charlie Puth and Wiz… Or Despacito, and how they LIVED in your up next lmao

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