Opinion | I Used Google Ads for Social Engineering. It Worked. - The New York Times
The Redirect Method Blueprint
The Redirect Method uses Adwords targeting tools and curated YouTube videos uploaded by people all around the world to confront online radicalization. It focuses on the slice of ISIS’ audience that is most susceptible to its messaging, and redirects them towards curated YouTube videos debunking ISIS recruiting themes. This open methodology was developed from interviews with ISIS defectors, respects users’ privacy and can be deployed to tackle other types of violent recruiting discourses online.
The effectiveness of public health advertisements to promote health: a randomized-controlled trial on 794,000 participants | npj Digital Medicine
Our results show that 48% of people who were exposed to the ads made future searches for weight loss information, compared with 32% of those in the control group—a 50% increase. The advertisements varied in efficacy. However, the effectiveness of the advertisements may be greatly improved by targeting individuals based on their lifestyle preferences and/or sociodemographic characteristics, which together explain 49% of the variation in response to the ads. These results demonstrate that online advertisements hold promise as a mechanism for changing population health behaviors.
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Brands Are Wasting Money on Facebook and Twitter, Forrester Says - CMO Today - WSJ
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Here Are The Most Hilarious, Unfortunate Online Ad Placements Ever - Business Insider
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Big Media Just Wants to Relate
Advertising on social networking sites - from BusinessWeek
Dove Calming Night - Nighttime Classics Featuring Felicity Huffman ::..
This is a fun concept - Felicity Huffman is transported into 3 classic sitcoms: the Brady Bunch, the Munsters and Leave it to Beaver. Also, the very specific positioning of the product and cobranding with the National Sleep Foundation is interesting.