Despite being widely viewed as a safer alternative to tobacco, e-cigarettes aren’t harmless, especially to adolescents. But social media is rife with glossy content that makes vaping look fun and cool.
Online political advertising is mostly attempting to mobilize candidates’ existing supporters.
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So far, Trump and Biden are spending money on Facebook and Instagram at roughly the same rate as Trump and Hillary Clinton did during 2016.
The code seems to oversimplify how news content on big digital platforms should be assigned commercial value.
Why is that ad targeting you?
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Rather than revealing an advertiser targeted you by your phone number or email address, Facebook may tell you it showed you a particular ad because you like Facebook. That’s not much help.
The British Election Study results have called the notion of a 2017 ‘youthquake’ into question. But that doesn’t mean parties will abandon social media campaigning any time soon.
Bottery and aggravated assault.
Our whole system of political campaigning needs a reboot.
Welcome to the new Wild West.