Will spending time on Facebook impact young peoples’ cost of health insurance, ability to get loans and future employability?
Consider the types of information people might routinely share on Facebook: being home with an illness; trips to the emergency room; getting a speeding ticket.
And note, these aren’t the sort of thing kids have been warned about sharing. These are seemingly harmless topics.
But there is a growing industry specializing in analysis of a person’s on line fingerprint, and such an analytical goldmine could be a huge hit with life insurance companies, banks and human resource departments – all interested in better predictions of human behavior.
This future isn’t here, yet. But check out this narrative for a glimpse into it.