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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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Twitter COO Dick Costolo says Promoted Tweets aren’t ads. He swears.

Business & Finance : Venture Beat (4 years ago)

Twitter’s chief operating officer Dick Costolo said the company’s new promoted tweets are fundamentally different from advertising. The company launched a new way for brands and businesses to buy special placement for tweets atop se... Read Post

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

Pinterest plans to help advertisers track performance of Promoted Pins, serve ads based on pinned brands

Technology : The Next Web Blog (4 hours ago)

Pinterest today shared its latest plans for Promoted Pins, the social network’s advertising and monetization scheme. The company explains it will be updating its Privacy Policy on October 19, 2014 to reflect the changes. Pinterest i... Read Post


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