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Target me! Target me!

June 12, 2014


In a New York Times article about upcoming changes to the Facebook platform, this quote stuck out to me: “The thing that we have heard from people is that they want more targeted advertising,” said Brian Boland, Facebook’s vice president in charge of ads product marketing. Are those “people” who want more targeted advertising consumers […]

Photos of guns are scary. And other social media news.

November 8, 2013


Did you know that the TSA has an Instagram profile, Twitter account and blog? Perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising that an organization with billions of customers would take to social to educate travelers about what they can and can’t take on airplanes. And of course, the TSA also spends a lot of time promoting its […]

Who’s that in my Insta-feed?

October 24, 2013


It was inevitable. And it’s here. Instagram advertising. Like most Instagram fanatics, I didn’t cause a stir when the company announced they’d be putting ads into my feed. I’ve always trusted Instagram, and I follow their own photo-sharing accounts, so I have to believe they’ll enforce some sort of quality that will make the new […]

How important is a social media response? Ask @RedRobinBurgers

June 19, 2013


Red Robin recently made a lot of veggie-lovers angry with an ad that promotes their veggie burger option for your “teenage daughter who’s going through a phase.” Needless to say, vegetarians got more than a little fired up and took to the Red Robin Facebook page and Twitter to air their frustration. They threatened to […]