Finally, Facebook Will Let You Report Ads That Trick You Into Buying Total Crap

Until now, purchasing some too-good-to-be-true cheap clothes or a weird smartphone case through a Facebook ad usually ends in disappointment, with no way to provide feedback about your new dress shirt that makes you look like a store brand anime character. While Facebook can’t stop you from buying a t-shirt with a few…

Oscar Mayer Gets Cease and Desist Over Cryptocurrency Ads Because 'Bacoin' Already Exists [UPDATED]

It’s only been a few days since Oscar Mayer launched its horrendous “Bacoin” ad campaign, and a hero has come along in an attempt to kill it for good. Kirk Steele started a cryptocurrency called “Bacoin” a few years ago, and now he wants Oscar Mayer to cease-and-desist in conducting this viral travesty of a promotion.

Facebook Reportedly Wants to Use AI to Predict Your 'Future Behavior'—So Advertisers Can Change It 

Among the unanswered questions at Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional hearings this week, the CEO was a bit stumped when asked if he would be willing to change Facebook’s business model in order to protect users’ privacy. Facebook’s data collection has received a lot of attention from a security perspective, but a new…

The NRA Quadrupled Its Digital Ad Budget After Parkland Killings, Flooding Facebook and YouTube

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators have churned out across the country on Saturday to support the March for Our Lives movement demanding action on gun control and that politicians begin standing up to the National Rifle Association. That movement is spearheaded by student survivors of mass shootings, particularly…