The digital advertising platforms don’t just want our data. They also want us to spend our lives online, an “addiction” created for the primary purpose of serving advertisers. Manal al-Sharif reports on the pitfalls of “digital dictatorship” in this latest of her Tech4Evil series.
Source: Captive Mood: how Big Tech manipulates your emotions to serve advertisers – Michael West Media
Media Profits, Governmet Profits, It’s we that are the Losers it’s our money they are spending (LNP)
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said on the weekend (6-7 April) the Government had delayed its announcement on the election date hoping to get some help from the ads – running at over $200 million for just over a year, or $600,000 a day.
The commercials “authorised by the Australian Government” are hard to miss and convey much information, but they have to end once the election is called — and it’s a question of whether they change anybody’s voting plans in the meantime.
via ELECTION 2019: Putting a price on the media campaigns