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About fake social media accounts Anonymous 08/09/2017 (Wed) 17:44:15 [Preview] No. 10645
Should you not use any social media or use a faked, sanitized social media accounts?

I ask this question as I look at these new predictive algorithm. They analyse your facebook account, and gives some score to the police, to help them take a decision. There is plenty of different methods, and different means using that. Social media analysis is pretty much widespread.

I personaly don't use any social media, even though I have to say that I used them a little bit when I was younger (I quickly removed them though, nothing more than 2/3 years).

The problem with these kind of algorithm, or simple human verification (because it's pretty much automatic today to go verify your social media account, even in case of getting a job), is that it's gonna automatically mark you as suspect, since just a few don't use them.

So what do you think, should you try to fake out an account, with the risk of actually giving too much even though you try to fake it out (or if you use a bot, to be easely spotted), or should you simply go full boycott?
Soon, we'll be forced to pay with our smartphone, and so use a recent one with the app who allows you to pay. Now, there are people not getting hired because they don't have any social media account... I'm mostly afraid of the latter.

Thanks.


PS: Maybe is it too much effort, since your ISP by looking at the keywords you enter in the search engine, can know everything about you... I don't trust https.
I'm more and more afraid that without an enormous effort from your part, and huge technical capabilities, you can't do shit.


Anonymous 08/09/2017 (Wed) 21:36:31 [Preview] No. 10648 del
Don't use social media.


Anonymous 08/09/2017 (Wed) 21:39:05 [Preview] No. 10649 del
>>10648
Pretty much this, for the most part any communications platform that proclaims to be free uses you as the product being sold and profited from via metadata collection. All being legal due to bullshit ELA legal loopholes that makes you complicit to such bullshit by just visiting the website.


Anonymous 08/09/2017 (Wed) 22:18:42 [Preview] No. 10651 del
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>>10645

>(because it's pretty much automatic today to go verify your social media account, even in case of getting a job)
>there are people not getting hired because they don't have any social media account

This is a myth that has been going around for years. Unless you're applying for a job that involves social media, like being the social media coordinator or PR person for a company, most companies aren't going to give a shit about your Facegram and Instatweet accounts, and aren't going to check.

In many larger organizations, HR is explicitly prohibited from searching for the social media accounts of applicants, because it could be a source of information on the applicant like race, marital status, etc. and the company doesn't want to be accused of (and sued for) not hiring on the basis of having known this about the candidate.

I boycott social media, except for a bogus Twitter account that I use to follow certain accounts I like to keep track of. I work in a public-facing role, so there's already basic information about me (name, a photo, work phone and email) on the company's website, so if I thought it were necessary to have social media accounts, I would make them with no more information than is already available online.

I don't see any point in doing that, though, and to be honest, if someone looking to hire you is such a turbo-normie that they care if you have social media accounts, they're probably going to be freaked out if you don't have lots of friends and activity on your account.

>Maybe is it too much effort, since your ISP by looking at the keywords you enter in the search engine, can know everything about you... I don't trust https.

There's no evidence that ISPs can compromise https without using a very obvious MITM attack that would require a user to manually accept a bogus cert.


Anonymous 08/10/2017 (Thu) 12:11:00 [Preview] No. 10677 del
@OP
I used to have multiple facebook accounts and one of them was just for normies. All the people I didn't know well got added to that one and in fact I tried to get it up to a few hundred people so I could point to it and look normal and fairly popular if I ever needed to, or for networking, and I made it less private overall.

My other account was for people I trusted. That was before I just decided to get rid of all social media.


Anonymous 08/10/2017 (Thu) 18:19:46 [Preview] No. 10680 del
Thanks you for all your answer.


Anonymous 08/10/2017 (Thu) 18:38:42 [Preview] No. 10681 del
The less people using this system of data mining the better. That way they will be the outcasts. The problem here is with their bots. A lot of bots account for youtube views for followers etc. That may be the only lucritive thing about making fake social media accounts. Using bots for profit. That is still validating social media though.



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