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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

I'll bet the same woman is wondering why her free laptop she was to get for clicking on the ads hasn't arrived

This is just too bizarre a story to ignore just on its own, and as usual, for better or worse, I have another take on it.

This is from a story in today's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/05/science/big-datas-parallel-universe-brings-fears-and-a-thrill.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20120605 :

Mystery of Big Data’s Parallel Universe Brings Fear, and a Thrill

By DENNIS OVERBYE



Not long ago, a woman in Tacoma, Wash., received a suggestion from Facebook that she “friend” another woman. She didn’t know the other woman, but she followed through, innocently laying our cookie-crumb trails through cyberspace, only to get a surprise.

On the other woman’s profile page was a wedding picture — of her and the first woman’s husband, now exposed for all the cyberworld to see as a bigamist.

OK, now go back and read that again...though I know you already did read it a few times to see if it said exactly what you thought is said...which it, incredibly, did.

Here's my thought: I think the same kind of person who would friend someone just because Facebook recommended it is the same kind of person who would not figure out that their spouse was also married to someone else.

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