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Dare Obasanjo @Carnage4Life Washington, USA

My day job is leading the product team behind https://t.co/WfqJppWK4m & https://t.co/8kyvBgHQ8N . Outside that I dabble in mobile apps & blogging.

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Joined Twitter 12/19/07


Huge revenue & profit jump at Google and stock down 4.5%? Stock market continues to make me 🤯 https://t.co/QrFUbYNfXa @daniecal This tweet is life changing in its insight.Google's ad revenue grew over 20% year over year. One can expect this to jump even more as the consequences of GDPR… https://t.co/OK5JhMDFudJust like Apple's Safari ITP change, GDPR simply cements Google & Facebook's dominance of the online ad space. If s… https://t.co/KfFU9SROKH
4/24
2018
@RMac18 @WillOremus @CaseyNewton They likely didn’t. The initial source of outrage was idea they somehow swayed the… https://t.co/aX3tTFKMbLBezos on listening to customer complaints: "The thing I have noticed is when the anecdotes and the data disagree,… https://t.co/jouN7q5iPU
Retweeted by Dare Obasanjo @RMac18 @WillOremus @CaseyNewton #CambridgeAnalytica used an API that thousands of apps had previously used and tha… https://t.co/yywRx4K58e @WillOremus @CaseyNewton @RMac18 Yup. Majority of the outrage about #CambridgeAnalytica is just misplaced rage beca… https://t.co/HiFfNpfBYT @polotek White people in America don’t think about being white the same way other ethnic groups think about their r… https://t.co/1u6pFBjxEm @polotek Can’t take any Democrat seriously who talks about black election turnout without mentioning GOP’s aggress… https://t.co/gFXlegqwOO @HobbitsWife User sessions can be identified even without cookies. Also why should I inconvenience my web usage ver… https://t.co/tQv9n7DZm0The sophistication of this iPhone theft ring is impressive.😯 https://t.co/eGqpFmtqVtThe real GDPR risk for Facebook is that some “move fast & break things” error like showing incorrect privacy messag… https://t.co/Sw9aTt96oY
4/23
2018
@HobbitsWife Let me know how to opt out of Google Analytics tracking what sites I'm visiting when I'm using Safari on my iPhone. @ParkerMolloy Honest is code for openly bigoted. @polotek The theatrics of hate usually comes from partisan media and Congress critters not the president. That is u… https://t.co/EPLzO42pVl"Code never lies, comments sometimes do." - Ron Jeffries https://t.co/tXk0fXgN5Z
Retweeted by Dare ObasanjoBetween Android’s location tracking, Google Analytics & Chrome tracking your web usage while Gmail analyzes all you… https://t.co/0kCbbfcrcB
4/22
2018
Watching Snoop Dogg opening for Migos and my life is complete https://t.co/JZhoCrL5UcWell written essay that tries to separate out the various convos about AI; 1. trying to imitate humans (e.g. virtu… https://t.co/nPxkFjNH9PAre you relying on the security of password sync in Google Chrome or Firefox? You should read this then https://t.co/uwUA9gelBrHow did Kanye get WiFi in the sunken place? https://t.co/50cEcdITTf @polotek Poor whites don’t see themselves as having privilege since 1. Privilege is invisible to those who have it… https://t.co/JdNm9Ar43z @polotek Using the word privilege only makes sense in context since it is not an absolute value. I have privilege i… https://t.co/L42gDOfgHF
4/21
2018
@codinghorror @anildash @Pekkanikolaus @mjaeckel @spolsky I think Jeff is trying to say, if Stackoverflow isn’t try… https://t.co/ib3rRPKK66 @justkelly_ok Take care. We're all rooting for you and let us know if there's some way to help. https://t.co/ZQkReZ1oUY @daniecal Mainstreaming the idea that home ownership is the source of generational wealth is really important. We'v… https://t.co/kqbmGqgKCFTo: Snapchat From: Instagram https://t.co/WoS2c8DPzm
Retweeted by Dare ObasanjoReading the Amazon shareholder letter and it's quite amazing how much Amazon has grown in the past few years. 560,0… https://t.co/XLE9TZgVMT
4/20
2018
I guess Google got tired of everyone making fun of Facebook and decided to change their messaging strategy yet agai… https://t.co/ff7ZqNJx7ZGoogle ships a new mobile messaging strategy every year. Allo?Duo? Google Voice? Hangouts? Now Android Messages bec… https://t.co/fqZrimFSM4
4/19
2018
Here's a good example of one of the insidious tricks various 3rd party trackers on websites use to figure out your… https://t.co/E3JyTYXhQVThis is another example of an industry wide problem being force fitted into the anti-Facebook narrative. 3rd party… https://t.co/qsPzRQHRQLThis is a great essay on the racial wealth gap. People often confuse wealth with income and this paper does a great… https://t.co/P82UOljq7I @anildash I’d be more impressed if these articles discussed industry wide practices that are normalized (e.g. Googl… https://t.co/SdtSO7fVgMStraight out of UMD’s handbook for TAs: Female TAs should expect to have their authority challenged more than males… https://t.co/O9neCSv8QY
Retweeted by Dare ObasanjoExample of my favorite GDPR question thus far; if a customer asks you to delete all their data does that include su… https://t.co/mFhm0Ld4gEIf you read only this article you would mistakenly assume GDPR only applies to Facebook and not every website, app… https://t.co/SlnbGqIAiwWorking on my next NYT opinion think piece: Is Donald Trump racist or does he just really like immigration laws? 🤔
4/18
2018
@ultraTimPrime Would seem obvious I concur with @ramez @deray Are they going to clarify corporate policy on if it’s OK to sit in Starbucks without buying a drink or is th… https://t.co/p1fqi0rEqJCalifornia liberals love #BlackLivesMatters signs in their neighborhoods but hate any policies that would add actu… https://t.co/xNlecgvZHymy actual mood every time I hear nice for what https://t.co/FgGugLvDkE
Retweeted by Dare ObasanjoYou won't believe what Obama says in this video 😉 https://t.co/n2KloCdF2G
Retweeted by Dare Obasanjo @Noahpinion Home ownership is a force multiplier in creating generational wealth. If your parents owned their home,… https://t.co/T2EVHPIIevThis thread example of key challenges when discussing divisive political ads on Facebook. 1. Disclosure of fundin… https://t.co/Gl8H94yrRy @brownandbella @surlybassey https://t.co/PbZqzK7H1uWondering if we’ll also see a hard hitting exposé from tech press about how Google Analytics allows Google to track… https://t.co/sQ551ndSaa
4/17
2018
I guess the Amazon employees crying at their desks have it easy compared to their factory workers 😕 https://t.co/UTSTA6FRYu @daniecal I guess some of these kids are just too young to remember MJ @anildash They can’t do this without extending email standards. Fundamentally an email is text you send to another… https://t.co/hXJHseYxne @Hamilto70150436 @Brandale2221 Eyewitness accounts are readily available on social media and in the news so there’s… https://t.co/4rI7NUdTdK @schram @JoshConstine Exactly. The idea that Facebook gets to distribute personably identifiable information about… https://t.co/v1SzzfAguuThis situation was even more absurd than the Starbucks story. Sharing so people realize events like this are more c… https://t.co/Z0A4wlf7zb
4/16
2018
@JoshConstine How exactly will a competitor know who my Facebook friends are that use their service without pulling… https://t.co/Pf8wE312OTFinancial Times explains why Facebook privacy scandal at a dead end after congressional hearings. 1. API that… https://t.co/6FVcjF8SzOFew things show how little the tech press understands Facebook privacy like a TechCrunch article complaining that t… https://t.co/uHvRf4XmJFAnother example of how “Internet of Things” is really “Internet of Unpatched Devices & Security Vulnerabilities” https://t.co/Elz1LfdunH @chris_labarthe @MikeIsaac https://t.co/L7JrnPitGTThe problem with talking about racism in America is that white people have been socialized to believe racism is say… https://t.co/D8hlCT2XGk
4/15
2018
@manan Why give them money?Ever notice how people who pride themselves on their brutal honesty never say things like "You're an amazing person… https://t.co/m0gJwGZT1L
Retweeted by Dare Obasanjo @codinghorror I don't doubt that some white person (employee or customer) was uncomfortable with a group of black m… https://t.co/EeHh3rlNB4 @Noahpinion The best example of white privilege in this video isn’t black men getting arrested for sitting in Starb… https://t.co/HM7I5EKrSNWhat a bullshit response. Your employee called the cops on a group of black men for “loitering” in your store after… https://t.co/To7D2BMOLQApple, Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla all reject W3C's DOM 4.1 spec. So much for being the official body defining w… https://t.co/9uV4P6dYpN
4/14
2018
@anildash @justkelly_ok @louisgray It’s like a racist guy’s coming of age story and redemption arc in Twitter thread form. @leslie @ArlanWasHere It workedWhy would they? #CambridgeAnalytica scandal and related Trump election hysteria has been a great way to sell the ef… https://t.co/AxozYrEEGz @polotek Obama was a big fan of letting them get away with ish https://t.co/GuEaID2OoA32,000 people being scammed out of $660 million in an ICO Ponzi scheme is average of $20K per sucker. Who are all… https://t.co/NxB7SDYYRzMother is at work. Father is deployed in Syria. Kid misses his school bus so he goes to a neighbor's house for hel… https://t.co/WfCNmIUKOV
Retweeted by Dare ObasanjoChrome, Maps & Gmail were homegrown but still a great point that the mindset needed to break out in a new space oft… https://t.co/WtNkMrtJY4Has this ever worked out besides Netscape ➡️Firefox rewrite? Even then that only worked because their primary compe… https://t.co/6iJmKR5XQ9 @TechPreacher An autopilot system on an airplane dies not need constant “hands on” interaction from the pilot. Tesl… https://t.co/nUI3Z4vNKq @TechPreacher Tesla’s Autopilot does not meet that definition https://t.co/k9yrZBXeCWBesides being misnamed, the biggest issue with Tesla’s Autopilotis that it’s so good most of the time that drivers… https://t.co/1mFQKgWA4l
4/13
2018
How a Stanford research project beat Skype, Facetime, and Google Hangouts on both delay and video quality #salsify - https://t.co/IvE80dnBenWho could have predicted that? 🤔 https://t.co/b00f5uPbaK
4/12
2018

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