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The Powers that be were eavesdropping again!

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+warwagon    12,605

Yesterday on Facebook messenger I sent my parents a mockup of something I was wondering if they could build for Sara's (my Girlfriends) couch, so I sent them this  (Top Image), for us to set our drinks on. Then today on Facebook I see this (bottom image).


I guess I'm proud that Facebook could make heads or tales out of my mockup

 

 

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Buttus    1,151

wow!   now that's some good AI

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spikey_richie    208

If only they sold it in mauve

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cork1958    1,543

Gotta love Facebook for the help!!

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Brandon H    2,520

yeah Facebook's advertising algorithms are nice but they're almost creepy sometimes.

 

Like an ad for a product will come up that I've never looked at online but had an offline conversation with someone about :blink:

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+warwagon    12,605
5 minutes ago, Brandon H said:

yeah Facebook's advertising algorithms are nice but they're almost creepy sometimes.

 

Like an ad for a product will come up that I've never looked at online but had an offline conversation with someone about :blink:

conversation is one thing that's just reading the text, but this was full on image decyphering.

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Brandon H    2,520
Just now, warwagon said:

conversation is one thing that's just reading the text, but this was full on image decyphering.

agreed but when I say 'offline conversation' i mean face to face. no technology involved.

Do they recognize your voice picking up on surrounding mics?!?!? /s lol makes you wonder though :rofl:

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+jnelsoninjax    11,204
14 hours ago, warwagon said:

conversation is one thing that's just reading the text, but this was full on image decyphering.

Yet another reason I do not use Facebook, and this just proves that everything you do/say is being monitored at all times. It is scary how this happens, and society as a whole seems OK with it (obliviously people are still using Facebook), and there seems to be no public outcry which I can't seem to understand, it seems to me that there ought to be a huge outcry about this!

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Skiver    1,935

At least the picture you sent them was via their platform so to a degree they were knowingly given access to that photo.

 

I will not believe trying on a specific brand of coat in a shop, talking about said brand of coat in the shop with someone and an add popping up in Instagram for said brand to pop up the very next day to be a coincidence. 

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