The Mysterious Connections of DARPA, Facebook, Amazon, and Jeff Bezos’s Family History

The Mysterious Connections of DARPA, Facebook, Amazon, and Jeff Bezos’s Family History


Time to cue the Unsolved Mysteries theme song once more.

Are you familar with DARPA and it’s pet project, LifeLog?

Chances are you signed up for a LifeLog account and didn’t realize it.

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But I’m getting ahead of myself.

You see, DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) developed Lifelog, a social media platform that gathered vast amounts of user information.

Strangely enough, it was reported on February 4, 2004, that it was shut down—the very day Facebook was launched to the public.

Adding to the mystery, Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, has a family tie to DARPA.

His grandfather, Lawrence Preston Gise, was a founding member of this agency.

Fast forward to 2018, revelations surfaced about Facebook engaging in a secretive data-sharing agreement with Amazon,

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