Dating a cyber snooper
Today, when we meet someone, multiple realms of connectivity, compatibility, and introduction suddenly collide: those of our physical selves (aka IRL) as well as our online selves.Because of that, we have even more layers of compatibility to consider.
The technology in question isn’t invisible Aston Martins or exploding watches. I often feel I am not “Millennial” enough due to my inconsistent presence on social media, but when I like someone, I definitely get my creep on. Once while beginning to date a guy I let his age slip into conversation before he had ever told me what it was.Before we begin our dive into this phenomenon, let’s begin with the basics.These are problems for all developed and developing states.Google and Facebook, along with Twitter, Microsoft and Yahoo, have delivered a letter to the Home Secretary indicating they will not voluntarily co-operate with her proposed Communications Data Bill.Whether true or false, they are extensions and representations of those people.
By being active in our profile’s existence, we make ourselves part of the creeping database.
The information we include on these online profiles we willingly put forward.
Most people shape and control their images, successfully or unsuccessfully.
There’s also a section of snoopers who use it as part of an overall m.o.
of controlling their partners movements and being abusive.
It can start out as what seems fairly innocuous but as anyone who has ever had a ‘little snoop’ can attest to, like Pringles, once you pop, you can’t stop. Just in case you have any doubts about what snooping involves, here are a few examples: Why do people snoop on their loved ones?