Home » Surveillance » Could our gadgets be listening in on us? It’s not as crazy as it sounds… – Features – Gadgets and Tech – The Independent

Could our gadgets be listening in on us? It’s not as crazy as it sounds… – Features – Gadgets and Tech – The Independent

Earlier that day, he or she had been chatting with friends in their living room about a particular club. Two hours later, an advert for that club appeared alongside their Facebook timeline. This, they thought, was spooky. They tested how spooky it was by reciting a list of words into their smartphone’s microphone, including “Maserati” and “African safari”. “Sure enough,” they wrote, “two hours later I was getting ads for Gold Coast Maserati and African vacations… Do you think I’m nuts?”

via Could our gadgets be listening in on us? It’s not as crazy as it sounds… – Features – Gadgets and Tech – The Independent.

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