Archive for May 29th, 2017

“…France, the birthplace of film. “

May 29, 2017

http://www.economist.com/news/business/21722702-some-france-bristle-video-streaming-companys-disregard-cinemas-netflix-still-gets

And today I also came upon this:

France in the Nineteenth Century: A Time Line . . .

1895 Louis and Auguste Lumière capture the moving image on film

Bellos, David. The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables (Kindle Locations 4568, 4624-4625). Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Kindle Edition.

In 2012 85% of American voters surveyed would be angry to learn Facebook sends them political ads based on their profiles. It does.

May 29, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/britain/21722690-social-media-allow-parties-target-voters-tailored-messagesand-cat-videos-how-online

The original quote:  In a survey of American voters in 2012, 85% said they would be angry if they found out that “Facebook was sending me ads for political candidates based on my profile information”—which it does.