You are the product

You are the product

As a follow-on from yesterdays “Be careful what you “like” post, I’ve had a number of follow-up comments on Facebook. I was reminded this morning to point out to Chris, if you are not paying for it, YOU ARE THE PRODUCT.

I can’t be sure where I heard this first, it’s not one of mine. Maybe this lifehacker blog post, this Forbes.com article I’ve definately read before too.

Author: Mark Cathcart

Formerly an Executive Director of Systems Engineering and a Senior Distinguished Engineer at Dell. Prior to that, an IBM Distinguished Engineer working for the Systems Group in NY and Austin. I’m currently “retired until further notice”.

1 thought on “You are the product”

  1. I saw this on a Jack Schofield article in the Guardian, “In any free internet service, YOU are the product”.

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