If Zuckerberg Hides His Kids’ Faces in Photos, Should You? | The PetaPixel Podcast

This week on The PetaPixel Podcast, Chris, Jordan, and Jaron discuss a Fujifilm X100V that you are even less likely to own than the standard one, a weird Nikon lens that is so rare the seller wants $146,000 for it, changes to the L mount alliance, and a discussion about whether or not you should show your children’s faces in photos online.

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The most in-depth story the trio talks about this week is the ethics behind sharing your child’s photo online. To celebrate the Fourth of July, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a portrait of him and his family, including his three children. Zuckerberg, like a growing number of celebrities, obscured the faces of his two older children using emojis. Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, opted not to cover up the face of their youngest child, as she is a newborn and therefore not easily recognizable. 

If Zuckerberg, who is undoubtedly very aware of how social media companies can use — and abuse — user data, hides the faces of his kids, then that leaves many parents wondering if they should be doing the same thing. Chris and Jordan, who are both parents, dig into it.

Topics for this week:

00:00 – Intro
04:22 – Extremely rare Nikon 6mm f/2.8 Fisheye appears on eBay for $146,000
08:11 – Fujifilm is releasing an ultra-rare, limited-edition Disney X100V camera
12:00 – Samyang and Astrodesign have joined the L Mount Alliance
19:25 – Couple finds out after booking that their videographer was banned from a venue
24:46 – Mark Zuckerberg hides his kids’ faces online, should you?
39:35 – What have you been up to?
46:55 – The making of “Asteroid City”
49:49 – Tech Support
50:24 – How do equivalent focal lengths affect depth of field?
53:07 – How does global shutter work on sensor level vs rolling shutter?
58:20 – Never read the comments

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