Wednesday, July 02, 2008
Okay, I've just seen my third different "are you in your mid-thirties and overweight" ad on the sidebar of my Facebook profile. This is really starting to piss me off. What sort of "cookies" do they have to target me for these ads?
I'm serious -- three totally different ads with variations of the "in your thirties and need to lose weight" pitch, plus pictures of flabby stomachs:
So how are they targeting these ads? Telepathy? Are they hiring the people from those top-secret Russian psychic experiments as ad targeters for Facebook? Is that it?
Of course, these ads are rotated with "order all the food you want from the comfort of your home" ads:
/going to the gym after work, doesn't need this shit.