This Sunday morning I'm reading the news. I'm waiting a little while till I take husband out for Father's Day. The article I'm reading on Huffington Post is "Dick Cheney: Edward Snowden Is A Traitor And Possibly A Chinese Spy".
I finish the article and at the bottom I see thumbnail pictures with in small grey text "You May Like".
What may I like? May I like these articles they say I may like? Because here are the headlines for the articles Taboola claims I may like:
"Coco Shows Booty Popping Progress in a String Bikini"
"MMA Fighter Breaks His Penis During Sex"
"Danny Brown Receives Oral Sex From Fan On Stage, Keep Rapping"
"See Just How Gorgeous Killzone: Shadow Fall Looks"
The last one, I have no idea what it's talking about and I'm not clicking. The others are disgusting and foul. I'm careful about where I surf. Usually you get cookies and they know what you've been surfing and so you'll receive adverstisements, for example, based on what you've already looked it. But I didn't look at anything that should send me such filthy recommendations. How could I get such icky recommendations?
Last week I did google Kate Middleton's topless photo. Could that be it? I thought, how stupid could a princess be to be half naked anywhere in the world. I thought they had to be super blurry. Well, I found them and they're more in focus than I expected, but could Huffpo be tracking my searching? It was the only questionable search I did.
Then I noticed the articles were brought to me by one Taboola.com. Went to their site and it reads, "People like your content. Some just don't know it yet."
So I should stick to TheBlaze which doesn't use Taboola. Here's a nice article from The Blaze:
"Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble,
whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is
admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such