This Week, Facebook normalizes deviance while Twitter deletes critical covid Tweets. This is in addition to their far reaching, risky ad services, which marketers are finally beginning to wake up to and shine light on. As First Draft states, “Broadcast Media No Longer Works In The Age Of Disinformation.” It’s becoming clearer each day. Could we be witnessing another shift in marketing and consumer reach practices? If so, we hope it’s for the better.
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Facebook And The Normalization Of Deviance (The New Yorker, March 1, 2021)
The Tucker Carlson Mystery: How Does His Show Survive Without Major Advertisers? (LA Times, April 30, 2021)
Best Practices To Avoid Advertising on Fake News (Martech Series, April 30, 2021)
Exclusive: Coalition Calls On Biden To Form Disinformation Task Force (Axios, April 29, 2021)
Marketers Plan Study to Shine Light on the Murky Business of Automated Ad Buying (WSJ, April 28, 2021)
German spy agency watches Querdenker anti-lockdown movement (BBC, April 28, 2021)
Twitter under fire over deletion of critical Covid tweets in India (The Guardian, April 26 2021)
India Accused of Censorship for Blocking Social Media Criticism Amid Covid Surge (WSJ, April 22, 2021)
Jack Posobiec Links To Russian Intelligence-Backed Website (SPLC Center, April 20, 2021)
The “Broadcast” Model No Longer Works In An Era Of Disinformation (First Draft, Dec 18, 2020)