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No Escaping Ads: They’re Under Your Shoes, On the Back of Your Legs, Where You Pee

Most people aren’t exactly overjoyed that their lives are flooded with ads. Whereas the average consumer may find the creep of advertising to be, well, creepy, advertising insiders see unexpected brand and product placements not as intrusive, but as innovative, often brilliant. AdAge recently celebrated some oddly placed ads with a roundup of “The 10 [...]
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Just How Creepy Can Targeted Ads Get? New Tool Promises To Tell You

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (last month)

Ever find yourself scrolling through a website and seeing an advertisement that’s a little too well-targeted? You know, as if the advertiser knew you recently twisted your ankle and need to buy some sturdier shoes? Columbia Universi... Read Post

WhatRunsWhere launches first in-app Android ad spy to show who’s buying mobile ads (and where)

Business & Finance : Venture Beat (2 years ago)

Brands, how would you like to know exactly where and when your competitors advertise? Publishers, how would you like to know exactly which brands are advertising at competing publications -- and who sold them those ads? Read Post

Army Of Consumers Get Paid To Snap Smartphone Pics In Stores

Lifestyle / Shopping : The Consumerist (12 hours ago)

Sure, companies might pay retailers for favorable placement or fancy displays for their products, but how do they know whether those ads are working or the displays are set up as requested? Every day, there’s a flood of customers wa... Read Post

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