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Saturday, January 11, 2020

Cambridge Analytica once bragged of its ability to target voters with ads based on their psychological traits in order to manipulate them better. Whether that worked has been the subject of raging debate, but now you can see those targeted ads for yourself, courtesy of documents leaked by a whistleblower earlier this week.




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>being influenced by marketing and advertising
gnome chompsky's propaganda model ought to be basic reading at this point. once you see what they're up to, you can't un-see it.

#1 | Posted by berserkone at 2020-01-12 03:55 AM | Reply

>having social media account with your real name connected to it

#2 | Posted by berserkone at 2020-01-12 03:57 AM | Reply

>just now realizing that fedbook and the rest are collecting everything possible on you at all times
normie, I...

#3 | Posted by berserkone at 2020-01-12 04:15 AM | Reply

>the human animal is much better studied and researched than any other species by orders of magnitude
>it's all done to understand how you think/reason/make decisions, and how this/these process(es) can be influenced
>especially at a population-level; when you can control the information to which people are exposed, the focus(es) and what's ignored, it's possible to influence the basic psychological framework of a society
welcome to about 100 years ago

#4 | Posted by berserkone at 2020-01-12 04:22 AM | Reply

what is new is the amount of data being harvested. which is why it's important to feed some garbage to the monster from time to time, or all the time.

#5 | Posted by berserkone at 2020-01-12 04:25 AM | Reply

Anyway, the same people who are all pissed off about CA data mining to help Blumpf couldn't care less that Obomber campaigns also got data through fedbook. Barry Soetoro is/was Standing On The Right* (*As In Correct Not The Political Orientation) Side Of History when he did that, and also when he sent humanitarian bombs of peace to Libya, etc.


#6 | Posted by berserkone at 2020-01-12 04:30 AM | Reply

I immediately trash any ad that features John Bolton. I remember all too well the televised image of his bulbous nose and mustachioed face flattened against a plate glass door when he was summoned to Miami to stop the Bush/Gore vote re-count. He was screaming with rage and trying to break into the room.

Too bad nobody got a screen shot of that. It was hilarious, horrifying and insane all at the same time. It was one of those images that can't be undone. I can never look at him now without seeing a flashback what I saw that day.

#7 | Posted by Twinpac at 2020-01-12 04:47 AM | Reply

Once the Democrats mixed in the "found votes" and counted them they couldn't be separated from the real votes.

#8 | Posted by visitor_ at 2020-01-12 06:31 PM | Reply

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