Have you ever visited a certain website, let’s say for instance, a sports page or a home decor site, and within the next few days you start receiving ads on your Internet browser, in emails, or in actual home addressed mail hawking items that fall into the genre of those sites you visited? Have you ever considered that if your iPhone’s GPS tracking can find your location on the planet, that it might also be able to tell someone out there what stores you are shopping in and at the same time track your buying habits? Well Dear Readers, guess what? It’s happening.
In this particular case, we read about how Target can target you… is that a bull’s eye on your back? Oh wait, no, that is their logo.
Read Yahoo Shopping article about this particular instance here: http://shopping.yahoo.com/articles/yshoppingarticles/818/how-target-figured-out-a-teen-girl-was-pregnant-before-her-father-did/
Read full NY Times article on the subject here: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/19/magazine/shopping-habits.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=target%20pregnant&st=cse
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