It was in Indonesia three years ago that Helani Galpaya first noticed the anomaly. Indonesians surveyed by Galpaya told her that they didn’t use the internet. But in focus groups, they would talk enthusiastically about how much time they spent on Facebook. Galpaya, a researcher (and now CEO) with LIRNEasia, a think tank, called Rohan Samarajiva, her boss at the time, to tell him what she had discovered. “It seemed that in their minds, the Internet did not exist; only Facebook,” he concluded.
S01E03 : Like Mining
A couple of likes on Facebook, that can’t say much about you, right? Wrong.
The German blogger and TV-presenter Richard Gutjahr welcomes you to the unbelievable world of online-profiling.