Factualities for December 26, 2018

December 26, 2018

Accurate data are everywhere on the Interwebs. Here’s a selection of rock solid factoids for your consideration. Believe ‘em or not.

1,700. Number of voice recording Amazon sent to a random person. Source: Threat Post

31. Number of major scandals in which Facebook was involved. Source: Buzzfeed

1. The number of requests from Slovakia’s government to Apple for help unlocking an Apple device. Source: Apple

1. Number of Microsoft products in wide use among Googlers. What’s the product? Visual Studio Code. Source: CNBC

11. Number of shirt buttons equipped as spying devices requested by the US embassy in Frankfurt, Germany. Source: Russia Today

1,000 dollars. The amount one would have to pay a Facebook user to quit the service. BoingBoing

Stephen E Arnold, December 26, 2018


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