Woman Tells How Period Tracking Apps Are Selling Your Data And It’s Creepy


Daily Mirror reporter Talia Shadwell’s Twitter thread just went viral, and for good reason. It highlights how desperate advertisers are in the digital age, willing to go as far as it takes to shove products down our throats. Or vaginas.

Recently, Facebook started bombarding Talia with pregnancy and baby-related ads, even though she wasn’t pregnant. Turns out, it was the period tracking app that gave birth to the annoying onslaught. Or Shadwell’s absence from it, to be precise. As she wrote, this story is an “insight into how big tech navigates women’s bodies,” and it is definitely helpful to know.

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