07.24.11 | posted by Todd Randolph

to know me is to sell to me (more effectively)

I was going through my buzz feed a few months ago and came across an angry rant about targeted advertising from kent newsome. kent states:

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I fricking hate targeted ads (actually I hate all ads, but I have to pick my battles).  I wish that every business that thinks it needs to track my comings and goings in an effort to trick me into parting with some of my hard-earned money would go out of business this very second.  This very second.  I’d rather stare at a blank screen than think some online operator  is secretly sizing me up, waiting to sell me the snake oil de jour….I sure as hell wouldn’t let some grocer peek [read more...]