“Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realizing it.” Dylan Curran wanted to see how much data Facebook and Google had on him. So he took a look.

+ “I’m 57, with a 30-year-old wife, a fairly new hot water boiler, an old-style television, a petrol car and no kids. Actually, none of that is true. But that is what you might believe if you purchased access to my data from the world’s largest information broker by market value.” Tom Bergin in Reuters: How a data mining giant got me wrong.

+ Will Ferrell is the latest big name to say he’s deleting his Facebook account. (We’ve been sharing freely for a couple decades. We might have to hold down the delete key that long to undo what’s been done.)