How ads follow us around the internet

Has ever happened to you that you are talking to a friend in a cafe about something you’re intested to buy (e.g., a pair of Salmon to go for hiking) and then you open Instagram and boom! You have an ad of a pair of Salmon to go for hiking. Isn’t that insane?

Here a short-video by Vox in which they explain to you how ads follow us around the internet by using the cookies and how giant tech-companies (such as Facebook or Google) are involved:

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