Aren’t you tired of reading about Facebook’s frequent scandals? Aren’t you dismayed by Facebook’s executives’ claims that they will do better in the future when you know that the only thing they will do better is to better hide what they and their software are really doing?
Aren’t you sick and tired of companies like Facebook and Cambridge Analytica working together to change your voting instincts and therefore attempt to undermine democracy in favor of Russian or other governments? Are you tired of giving away your personal information free of charge to companies that will collect that data, analyze it, compile it, and sell it to other companies for outrageous sums?
If any of this strikes you as the wrong thing to do, there is a very simple solution: let these businesses know of your displeasure.
Nothing works better at telling businesses what you think of their products and services than canceling your access to these deadbeat businesses and going elsewhere. One thing that all businesses understand clearly is declining revenue.
Luckily, it is easy to send that message.