Facebook stops trying to hide the fact that you’re the product

It’s been the worst kept secret in internet revenue for years. Facebook makes money off of you, not by charging you but by utilizing your data and likeness. Now, they’ve given up on hiding it.

You can change your profile photo to whatever you want, but all that Facebook sees are sweet, sweet dollar signs — and they want you to know that.

The social networking site launched new privacy policies on Friday (and by new, they mean you still have no privacy on Facebook) that explicitly state that whatever you do on Facebook can and probably will be used as ad fodder.

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By Michio Hasai

+Michio Hasai is a social strategist and car guy. Find him on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

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