Twitter Ads Get a Bit Too Personal

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This was a weird thing to see on in a promoted ad the other day. Can I sue for defamation since none of this actually happened to me? 😉

2016-10-22-15-20-03Honestly, I am not a fan of being addressed by name in an online ad for something I have never heard of. Would you be?

2 Responses

  1. Steven
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    it’s freaky, but appears to be a coincidence – I see “McBride” as well, not my name. I’m guessing that’s a character name in the show.

    But yea, that would really freak most people out.

    • Mike McBride
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      You may be on to something, I think the name of the character in the ad is just a coincidence. But really, couldn’t any social media platform do that with ads, and do we want them to? I would be less likely to buy something from someone who made it that obvious they were looking into my details. 😉

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