They Watch You

People Watching People

Thrillumentary is a Made Up Word

The term “Thrillumentary” was originated as a way to describe a new genre of entertainment which was a combination of a documentation of real life crime, with the idea of a thriller. The category is now called “True Crime” and it is very popular. Both descriptions were originated as a part of a process to reach an audience.

People Watching People is Big Business

Entertainment companies will go through a lot to find a niche audience. And are willing to do anything they need to, to get those spectators. But Thrillumentary and True Crime are not the only ones tapping into a digital audience that will be receptive to their offer because because they like thrilumentaries and true crime.

Are You Aware of How Much of Yourself You are Giving Away to Mega Corps?

In fact, there are many businesses, from small to big corporations, that pursue and purchase specific audiences, that you may be a part of, without even knowing it. You and extremely private things are being sold to, again and again, to the highest bidder. This process involves much private information about you and the target demographic your unwittingly are a part of.

What is the “Method How” that They Use to Get Information About You?

Former magician, filmmaker and marketer Yianni Stamas focuses on the topic on his site today having a “Method How” to do something. But the use of the “Method How” to do something that he talks about is as applies to magic tricks. But the “Method How” we are bring up is wondering how big business get all that information about you so they can track you and offer you things to buy. That is quite a magic trick.

How do the Big Corporations Get all that Information About You?

But what is the secret? How do they get much of that info about you? The answer is quite simple, “you.” You give it to them. You give it up freely for joining a social media site, search engine and other web locations connected to the big brands.

Every Day they Control Much of What You See Online

Yes, you are being sold every day to thousands and thousands of corporations, even to small businesses. Who you are and who you are sold to, along with other individuals generates collectively billions and billions of dollars. And many of the companies you are sold to are buying a bundle that contains your info as well as others. This frequently occurs through the purchase of a search or social ad.

You Are Being Sold to the Highest Bidder

This means the antitheses of the claims that big business is interested in helping you keep your privacy, that your privacy is very important to them. And of course when you are in the process of signing off on agreements with search engines and social media, If you are like many people, you do not adequately look at the fine print. Your information is the price you pay for getting an email on a search engine, or to join a social media platform. And once they have your private information that you have given in the trade, big corporations sell your information to the highest advertising bidder.

Are You Comfortable with This?

An audience is an important part of many kinds of businesses in a variety different industries. You are a product. You are bought and sold. Is this okay with you? Is signing away your privacy okay with you? Do you think, “Well everyone is doing it so it must be okay?”