Why do so many web sites have annoying cookie announcements?
Cookies, the little bits of text that are stored in web browsers that tell sites things about ourselves and our behaviors, have long been a part of the Internet. But new data privacy regulations have brought cookies front and center--literally. Now most sites ask consumers if they agree to having cookies placed on their browsers. Is that a win for data privacy or a useless annoyance to web visitors? Plus, learn the phrasal verb "show up."