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(The Verge)   According to Ireland's Data Protection Commission, Facebook users from 2018-2019 were worth $1.93 each. That figure may be higher now with inflation. Subby is sure Meta has learned its lesson and won't let this happen again until next time   (theverge.com) divider line
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2022-11-28 1:33:20 PM  
$276 million? It might take them up to a whole day to generate that kind of revenue.

I'm sure that'll learn 'em.
 
2022-11-28 4:35:46 PM  
Life sure is cheap in the metaverse.
 
2022-11-28 5:26:45 PM  
Considering how much data they have on people, that honestly seems like accidentally reverse cop math.

Having 4B users would make the data worth only $8B... Or is data on the Irish really cheap because they are all the same demographic or something?
 
2022-11-28 6:55:26 PM  

Farking Clown Shoes: $276 million? It might take them up to a whole day to generate that kind of revenue.

I'm sure that'll learn 'em.


Be like me getting fined $25 for going 150mph down the interstate.  Just the price of business.
 
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