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Google Photos Reminder: Smile, it’s free – you’re the product

Google Photos Reminder: Smile, it’s free – you’re the product

Techcrunch   Guest curated by Jessica Binsch

Google is offering to store all of our photos, forever, without charging money for it. So what’s in it for the company? The short answer: data. Lots of it. The long answer: A new part of business that could have as much impact for Google as Gmail did 10 years ago. Key quote: «There’s no doubt Google Photos is a massive landgrab for personal data — at a time when visual imagery is the biggest social currency of the web.»



Published in Weekly Filet #211 In collection: Guest Butchers FTW