Smart Marketing: Godsend or Orwellian Nightmare?
What do you think?
Do you ever get creeped out by the eerily well-chosen adverts given to you in social media?
Does it bother you how much data companies hold about you and what they do with it?
I'm not sure it bothers me or not. I can see the advantages of targeted, specific advertisements, but I am a little unnerved at the whole situation. There's just something a little bit Orwellian about it. Let me explain:-
My thoughts on targeted adverts
Well, that's it. But what do you think? Are you okay with advertisers scrubbing your web browsing to target adverts at you? What about clandestinely listening in through your device to harvest your data? Where do YOU draw the line?