The world is digitizing, quickly – and recent surveys have shown that Malawi has the highest data costs in the world – $27.41 per GB at PAYG rate. Join the #ReduceDataCost #AffordableData campaign, and share your experiences on how the high data charges have affected you personally, or professionally.
Picture this, you’re on the phone with a friend and you mention how you’ve got a really bad craving for pizza. Next thing, you’re scrolling on twitter and suddenly, an advertisement for the best pizza places in town pops up.
You’re on google and you want to look up the actors of your favourite TV show. You close the app and forget about it; you go onto YouTube a day or two later and there it is! The behind the scenes of the TV show you were googling earlier. You really do not think about it but it happens over and over and that may have you thinking “Is my phone spying on me? Surely this can’t be a strange coincidence?”
If you’ve ever thought about this, trust me, you’re not paranoid. So, what exactly is happening behind the scenes of our devices and why?