October 31, 2013

Facebook is looking to collect data on where your cursor hovers and clicks.

Says Facebook analytics chief Ken Rudin, whose face looks like this:



At least he can't track my eyes and read my mind as I look at him.

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11 comments:

Kevin said...

Calling on Chip to animate this guy's eyes, preferably to follow the mouse. Come in, Chip!

madAsHell said...

Is Dave Berg still drawing for MAD magazine?

Hagar said...

You are sure of that?

PB Reader said...

"at least he can't track my eyes..."

Oh Ann.

Doesn't your computer, phone or tablet have a camera that's constantly pointed at your face while you work? Tracking mouse movements, button clicks, and keystrokes has been going on for decades. Facial recognition is getting fairly advanced.

Doesn't you computer, phone or tablet have a microphone that's constantly close enough to detect your speech? Speech to text and lexical analysis is getting fairly advanced.

Sorun said...

"Doesn't your computer, phone or tablet have a camera that's constantly pointed at your face while you work?"

I have a piece of electrical tape covering my laptop camera. Deal with it, Facebook.

Paul Zrimsek said...

6079 Smith W! No friending in the cells!

Ann Althouse said...

"Doesn't your computer, phone or tablet have a camera that's constantly pointed at your face while you work?"

I've been counting on the green light to show when the camera is on, but obviously, it's possible that they can get in there and disable the light.

Should I be taping over it?

Sorun said...

"Should I be taping over it?"

There was a news story recently of a guy caught hacking into women's laptop cameras, so it's possible.

Sam L. said...

No Facebook for me.

Oclarki said...

add this guy to the list of punchable faces right after Kanye West and Chris Brown

traditionalguy said...

Without my reading glasses the Post says, "... collecting data on your cursory lovers and chicks."