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It turns out purposely messing with your targeted ads isn’t a good idea

04.26.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Facebook is convinced that I am a young mother with a love of kraken-themed decor.  Unless you count my cat, who is 11-years-old and the animal equivalent of the grumpy old man from Up, I absolutely do not have a child. But for the last six mont... ...

Pepsi won’t put a billboard in space after all

Pepsi's plan to pay a Russian company called Startrocket to loft an artificial constellation of cubesats with mylar sails to advertise a "nonalcoholic energy beverage" has been cancelled for unspecified reasons (the company says its prototype launch using high-altitude balloons was a "one-time event"). Read the rest

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Audi Launches Nationwide Electric Car Advertising Campaign: Video

04.09.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Think electric is not for you? Think again As Audi approaches the introduction of e-tron in the U.S. in May, it needs to communicate clearly about the positives of electric cars, as well as debunk all the flase concerns. Because the German manufacturer anticipates one-third of all new U.S. Audi models will be electrified by 2025, ...

Purchasing The BMW i3 Is A Bold Decision: New Ad Video

03.21.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

“Plug into something bold.” BMW i3 is the first all-electric BMW on the market, available since late 2013. In a little over five years, the German manufacturer is approaching 150,000 sales. Interestingly, i3 sales have been increasing every single year (to 36,829 in 2018). The key to keeping the interest in the i3 high was two ...

Kia e-Soul Drive Outside The Box Ad Features Stylin’ Dog: Video

03.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The electric range is high enough to prepare a proper hairstyle for a dog Here is the newest ad for the Kia Soul EV (Kia e-Soul). It’s called Drive outside the box, which is a reference to the vast range of the all-new Soul Electric. The unusual approach to this video fits the special boxy design of ...

Google kills political ads during Canadian election instead of complying with transparency laws

03.05.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

We're jealous of Canada again, and not just for their healthcare. Google won't run political ads during Canada's 2019 election, according to The Globe and Mail. Google made its decision in response to a new set of election advertising transparency ru... ...

TikTok spotted testing native video ads

TikTok is testing a new ad product: a sponsored video ad that directs users to the advertiser’s website. The test was spotted in the beta version of the U.S. TikTok app, where a video labeled “Sponsored” from the bike retailer Specialized is showing up in the main feed, along with a blue “Lean More” button ...

Citing terms of service and “bad actors,” Facebook locks out tools that catalog ads and ad targeting

Propublica is one of many organizations, mainly nonprofits, whose "ad transparency" tools scrape Facebook ads and catalog them, along with the targeting data that exposes who is paying for which messages to be shown to whom.

Facebook previously warned these watchdogs that their tools violated Facebook's terms of service and that their days were numbered and ...

Spotify will now let brands sponsor its Discover Weekly playlist

Spotify has begun testing a new type of ad in Discover Weekly, its personalized playlist of music that’s the streaming service’s flagship feature. The company says that, for the first time, it will allow a brand to “sponsor” this playlist as opposed to just running ads. It believes many advertisers will be interested in this ...

Audi Returns To Super Bowl With Electric Car Ads

01.05.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Audi EVs to be advertised at the Super Bowl Audi announced its return to the Super Bowl as an advertiser with a new 60-second spot featuring the company’s electric future. In 2018 Audi was absent because new products didn’t fit with the Super Bowl, but upcoming electrification is a different story. The teaser image shows ...