Friday, January 30, 2015

Data Scientists Can Link Your Instagrams To Your Credit Card Purchases | FiveThirtyEight

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"But with as few as four publicly available geo-tagged data points, scientists can accurately connect 90 percent of people to their credit card transactions, according to research published in the journal Science [pdf] on Friday. That data is supposed to be anonymous, but it’s not really, and women and high-income people have less anonymity than others."
Data Scientists Can Link Your Instagrams To Your Credit Card Purchases | FiveThirtyEight
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