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Would You Use Facebook Targeted Advertising?

Facebook has recently released a video on the different factors Facebook considers when displaying ads to users. In the video, Jake Brill, Product Manager at Facebook, says that Facebook displays ads to people who would most likely be interested in the promoted product or service based on their city, age, pages they like, and stories they’ve previously clicked. However, the audience can make adjustments to the types of ads they see by clicking on the right corner of the ad, which opens a drop-down button, and click on ‘Why am I seeing this ad?’ to update their preferences. Read more

Google Autosuggest Manipulation: Is It A Legitimate Strategy?

Google Autosuggest or Autocomplete is a Google Search feature allowing searchers to find information quickly as they type their query, by seeing a list of related search prediction as seen below. The feature was originally introduced in September 2010. Quickly, some people started spreading rumors ..... Read more