The other day I was scrolling down my Facebook news feed, when I came across a “Suggested Post” for the ‘Village Sounds’ over 28s night at the Village Green Hotel. So how the hell did it get there? That advertisement has zero relevance to me – my Facebook profile says I’m not over 28, not […]
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I’ve discussed comment spamming previously – automatically generated comments that are posted to blogs in an attempt to game the Google search rankings. Now meet the person responsible for it.
If you use Facebook you will know it is full of annoyances: one of them is all of the spam that apps place onto you news feed. The quickest solution is to hide the apps – but how long will your banlist get?
Two weeks ago I noticed the following advertising junk for “South Pacific Health Clubs” while on my way to work in the Melbourne CBD. As I continued on, this isolated sticker had turned into an orange brick road of sorts.
If you have have lived in Victoria anytime over the past two years, this cloud motif should be very familiar to you.
I hope I am not the only one seeing subliminal messages up in the clouds.