"The Daily You should be a mandatory read for anyone in our industry."-Doug Weaver, Founder and CEO, Upstream Group, in his blog The Drift -- Doug Weaver "Turow offers steps to offset the new rules of advertising that are secretly reshaping our world, including the need for teaching basic digital technologies to children...[The Daily You] is excellent."-Booklist Booklist "An eye-opener that will startle readers, the book offers grist for policy makers and others battling to preserve a shred of privacy in America."-Kirkus Reviews Kirkus "An important and urgent reminder that in our excitement over the benefits of new technologies we run the risk of ceding influence over forces essential to protecting and promoting autonomous decisionmaking to an industry interested only in activating our buying impulses."-Glenn Altschuler, Minneapolis Star-Tribune -- Glenn C. Altschuler Minneapolis Star-Tribune "Joe Turow pulls back the curtain on the secretive practices that define the online experience for almost all Internet users. Informative, engaging, and often alarming, The Daily You should be the starting point for a national campaign to bring accountability and transparency to the world of online advertising."-Marc Rotenberg, Electronic Privacy Information Center and Georgetown University Law Center -- Marc Rotenberg "Joe Turow's The Daily You is a gem of public-spirited scholarship and dogged reporting. It is full of startling insights about how deeply known we are to the people who are serving us personalized ads tied to personalized content based on the incredibly accurate, predictive profiles that are assembled about us from the digital and real-world details we reveal - often unwittingly - about ourselves. Turow is the best kind of trail guide for those who care about the widespread commercial, cultural, and political implications of these developments. Take heed."-Lee Rainie, Director, Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project -- Lee Rainie "As he has throughout his career studying media and its social impact, Turow gets us beyond the simplistic 'digital privacy' meme and opens a much richer theme: social profiling. Through the audience segmentation digital media seems hell bent on perfecting, we risk handing over to others something more precious than our personal 'data.' We may be giving people we don't know-and certainly never elected-control over what information we get, what offers and access we receive, and what opportunities we and our families may or may not enjoy. Privacy? Small potatoes compared to the larger social issues Joe is highlighting here."-Steve Smith, Digital Media Editor at Media Industry Newsletter -- Steve Smith "Excellent, readable, and contains important information for a wide range of library patrons."-Mary Whaley, Booklist -- Mary Whaley Booklist "An important and insightful book."-Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly "The terror is in the details in this comprehensive study of the advertising world circa 2012-though the details seem subject to change with the technology."-Zocalo Public Square Zocalo Public Square "The Daily You should be a mandatory read for anyone in our industry. It's the beginning of an important new conversation about sustainable and inclusive data practices, a conversation that will form much quicker than many of us might imagine."-Doug Weaver, Founder and CEO, Upstream Group -- Doug Weaver Upstream Group "This rigorous and detailed account of social profiling raises timely, thought-provoking issues and concerns."-S.M. Mohammed, Choice -- S.M. Mohammed Choice "This rigorous and detailed account of social profiling raises timely, thought-provoking issues and concerns."-Choice Choice "We chose Joe Turow ... because we consider him a careful yet pioneering researcher whose insights should be carefully considered"-TrustE, on Turow's 2013 designation as a Privacy Pioneer TrustE
About the Author
Joseph Turow is Robert Lewis Shayon Professor of Communication, Annenberg School, University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of eight books, including 'Niche Envy: Marketing Discrimination in the Digital Age'.