When Online, Free Isn't Always Free
Published by JamesMarie on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:15
There are a lot of free services online these days. But free isn't always free...
There are a lot of free services online these days. You can store pictures "in the cloud," develop documents, send email, and connect to people. And it doesn't cost you a single penny.
But free isn't always free. Many "free" services sell information about you -- your likes, hobbies, salary, family members, friends, location, profession, purchase and viewing history, and other demographics -- to advertisers to make money.