Video: Online Advertising: Crash Course Media Literacy #7




Online Advertising: Crash Course Media Literacy #7

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

Children’s 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

Let Consumers See What’s Happening

We Were a Nielsen Family — Here’s What It Was Like

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24 Comments on "Video: Online Advertising: Crash Course Media Literacy #7"


  1. 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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  2. I think big data is a part of new digital era and whatever the reason, we cant close our eyes from this new era. We need to control ourselves online, than to log off from the internet forever

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  3. My girlfriend has been watching YouTube videos about lawn care, suddenly she gets mail addressed to her from lawn care companies. You are tracked far more closely than you might think.

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