Google Wants to Use Your Face (and Name) in Ads; How to Opt OutSubmitted by Diamond Dog on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 17:44
Pssst - have you heard? TechCrunch has the story:
Google is going to start using your beautiful face and your reviews, recommendations and endorsements in its advertisements, beginning November 11, the company announced today via changes to its Terms of Service. The New York Times explains that this will allow the company to show user review for restaurants, for instance, or the fact that you follow a brand page on Google+ in their display ads on the web, which reach around 1 billion users.
Booo! Everyone join in a loud chorus of boos! Booo!
Here's full instructions on how to opt out, also from TechCrunch: How To Opt Out Of Google’s Weird New Ads That Use Your Face And Name
Forewarned is forearmed!