What are examples of apps/sites/experiments that have shamed/exposed people sharing their info online?
July 3, 2012 3:50 PM Subscribe
I'm looking for examples of apps, websites, or experiments that have exposed people sharing their information online, or that sought to raise awareness about info being explicitly or accidentally shared. I'd love your help.
posted by waxpancake to Computers & Internet (12 answers total) 23 users marked this as a favorite
The new Twitter account @NeedADebitCard
and Facebook-driven We Know What You're Doing
have come out in the last week or so, joining a number of older apps intended to increase awareness about the info they're sharing online (or just mock them for entertainment).
Please Rob Me
, and I Can Stalk U
all worked similarly. FireSheep
was more about making session hijacking easy, but had a similar effect. Going further back, Jason Fortuny's Craigslist Experiment
was an extreme example of someone exploiting expectations of privacy for entertainment.
What other examples am I missing?