Flax Studio presents a solo show created by Emily Royall opening to the public on First Friday, October 5 from 7pm - 9pm. Data Fictions is a photo series that documents the border between our physical and online personas.
How well do social media platforms like Facebook know us? At what point does our own sense of self become shaped by the categories that are used to define us? What matters more: who you think you are, or who Facebook thinks you are?
Facebook collects data about you and uses that data to create “categories” that helps the company identify you to marketers. A peek into your categories might reveal some surprises about who you think you are, and who Facebook knows you to be...To find your categories login to Facebook & visit: Settings > Ads > Your Information > Your Categories. Instagram alternative (Also owned by facebook still counts!): Settings > Account Data > Ads > View Interests